Energy

Govt backs Recon’s Kavango oil hunt

8 hours ago | 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 Recon Energy Namibia its full support to go ahead.The government...

Fuel prices remain unchanged for January

2 weeks 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 effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy.The ministry said...

Kahimise resumes CEO duties

2 months ago - 17 November 2020 | Energy

ESTER KAMATIOTJIWARONGOThe chief executive position at Cenored has been filled by Robert Kahimise, who assumed duty on 1 November and signed his contract last Friday.This position was previously filled by August Kahimumu, who served in...

Probe ordered into Namcor fuel deal

6 months ago - 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 parastatal is overpaying for the fuel that it procures from...

Fuel prices expected to remain meek

7 months ago - 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 cut oil production.The oil producers cut production by close to...

Zambia denies expropriation

7 months ago - 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

7 months ago - 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 households

7 months ago - 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 Kavango

8 months ago - 22 May 2020 | Energy

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

Alweendo optimistic about renewable energy prospects

8 months ago - 19 May 2020 | Energy

NAMPAKHORIXASThe ministry of mines and energy is optimistic about the future of the renewable energy sector and the growing presence of international oil companies in...

Fuel retailers scramble to avoid losses

8 months ago - 11 May 2020 | Energy

JANA-MARI SMITH WINDHOEK A brief stock shortage of petrol and diesel last Wednesday at some fuel stations was due to savings measures...

Fuel price drop to bring some relief

8 months ago - 07 May 2020 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK With fuel prices dropping by a further N$1 a litre, economists differed on whether this will indeed have a...

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Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb reaffirms...

9 months ago - 09 April 2020 | Energy

Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb reaffirmed its support to the Tsumeb community by improving the preparedness levels of the Tsumeb District hospital should the COVID-19 virus...

Namibia's fuel stocks sufficient

10 months ago - 26 March 2020 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe ministry of mines and energy says there is sufficient fuel to supply the country during the lockdown which starts tonight at midnight. A...

Havana, Otjomuise powered by June

11 months ago - 25 February 2020 | Energy

The ministry of urban and rural development has committed a total of N$14 million for electrification for the 2019/20 financial year, an amount that is...

Southern electricity distributor in the...

11 months ago - 07 February 2020 | Energy

The Electricity Control Board (ECB) of Namibia is confident that plans to set up a southern regional electricity distributor (RED) before August will materialise.The establishment...

Namcor wants to dominate fuel...

1 year - 22 November 2019 | Energy

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) is intent on dominating the retail fuel market following the official opening of its first fuel station at...

Quick response to blackout

1 year - 21 November 2019 | Energy

ELVIRA HATTINGH NamPower yesterday said it had contingency measures in place to prevent a reoccurrence of Tuesday night’s power failure in most...

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