Energy

Namibia’s fuel price rose 30% since January

2 weeks ago - 17 November 2021 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe year 2021 has been marked by several fuel price hikes, with information provided by the ministry of mines showing that prices have risen by at least 30% since the beginning of the year.Diesel...

Hyphen preferred bidder for Nam’s hydrogen project

4 weeks ago - 05 November 2021 | Energy

Namibia has announced Hyphen Hydrogen Energy as the preferred bidder to develop a green hydrogen project in //Kharas, presidential economic advisor and hydrogen commissioner James Mnyupe said last night."Namibia is unlocking over 5 700 square...

Safety is paramount...

1 month - 29 October 2021 | Energy

Vivo Energy Namibia, the retailer and marketer of Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, has held its annual Safety Day, reinforcing the importance of Health, Safety, Security, Environment & Quality (HSSEQ) at Vivo Energy.This year’s event -...

Councillors slam Nored’s dividend payments

3 months ago - 20 August 2021 | Energy

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDULocal and regional authority leaders in Kavango East are demanding more from Nored, saying that the dividends and surcharges they get are a mere drop in the ocean compared to the millions the electricity...

Namibians must manage Recon, says CEO

4 months ago - 26 July 2021 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKOil exploration company Recon Africa says Namibians stand to benefit significantly if they take ownership of the oil exploration project, and not just from a shareholding perspective.Its CEO, Scot Evans, made the remark when...

Mbangu welcomes ReconAfrica oil find

7 months ago - 23 April 2021 | Energy

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUDespite environmental concerns over the oil and gas exploration activities being undertaken by ReconAfrica at Kawe village in the Kavango East Region, the recent...

Pay more for more extractive stakes: Mulunga

7 months ago - 16 April 2021 | Energy

MATHIAS HAUFIKUWINDHOEKNamcor boss Immanuel Mulunga says concerns over the government's minimal shareholding in mining and oil exploration projects across the country is due to the...

Nored sinks into the red

8 months ago - 25 March 2021 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKNorthern regional energy distributor Nored – which has not produced audited financial reports for over six years – is struggling...

Vivo Energy revitalised by new headquarters

8 months ago - 19 March 2021 | Energy

Yochanaan CoetzeeVivo Energy Namibia, the local licensee for Shell, yesterday celebrated the completion of their move into their towering new headquarters, aptly named “Vivo House”,...

Protests in Germany over Namibian biomass

9 months ago - 04 March 2021 | Energy

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKProtests flared up last week in Hamburg, Germany, against a project investigating the feasibility of using Namibian bush biomass to...

Govt backs Recon’s Kavango oil hunt

10 months ago - 25 January 2021 | Energy

KENYA KAMBOWEKAWEDespite a number of objections against the planned oil and gas exploration at Kawe village in the Kavango East Region, the government has given...

Fuel prices remain unchanged for January

10 months ago - 06 January 2021 | Energy

NAMPA WINDHOEKThe ministry of mines and energy has announced that fuel pump prices will remain unchanged countrywide for January due to the...

Energy

Probe ordered into Namcor fuel...

1 year - 15 July 2020 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKPublic enterprises minister Leon Jooste has confirmed an instruction to the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) board to investigate allegations that the...

Fuel prices expected to remain...

1 year - 04 June 2020 | Energy

Phillepus Uusiku- The association between the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and independent oil producers such as Russia reached an agreement last month to...

Zambia denies expropriation

1 year - 04 June 2020 | Energy

Zambia's government said on Wednesday it had no intention of taking over Copperbelt Energy Corp (CEC), after the company accused the government of expropriating its...

Angola's oil output to drop...

1 year - 02 June 2020 | Energy

Oil production in Angola will fall to 1.3 million barrels per day due to the cancellation or postponement of investments planned for this year, Banco...

NamPower to electrify 1 000...

1 year - 29 May 2020 | Energy

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK NamPower is set to electrify 1 000 households in Windhoek's peri-urban areas at a cost of N$15.5 million. This was announced yesterday...

Covid-19 delays oil exploration in...

1 year - 22 May 2020 | Energy

KENYA KAMBOWE KAWE Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica), which has an interest in exploring oil and gas in the Kavango basin,...

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