Engineering

Aug 28, 2019
Noble Energy makes oil discovery in Block I, located in Equatorial Guinea’s offshore sector; The well was drilled to a total depth of 4,417 meters and is expected to produce…
Aug 22, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N600 billion to the Power Sector.   This was disclosed on Wednesday in Abuja by the Market Operator, Transmission Company of Nigeria…
Aug 16, 2019
Tullow Plc has made oil discovery in its Jethro-1 exploration well, drilled on the Orinduik licence offshore in Guyana. The well is expected to hold 100 million barrels of oil…
Aug 13, 2019
THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has defended its decision to award a solar producing licence to controversial former Eskom chief executive officer Matshela Koko. Zera acting chief executive officer Eddington…
Aug 10, 2019
Nearly one million people were affected by a major power outage for several hours across areas of England and Wales on Friday, including parts of London, causing rush-hour transportation chaos.…
Aug 10, 2019
Zambia’s mining ministry has asked Glencore subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) to rescind its decision to close two shafts at its Nkana site. Mopani announced the shaft closures on Thursday…
Aug 07, 2019
Access to energy plays a critical role in economic development. But bad government policies have affected energy security in many developing countries. It is estimated that two out of three…
Jul 29, 2019
Matshela Energy, which is fronted by South Africa’s power utility Eskom’s former chief executive officer, Engineer Matshela Koko, will invest US$250 million into a solar power plant in Gwanda, with…
Jul 27, 2019
Tanzania is starting the process of building the fourth largest hydro dam in Africa and the ninth largest in the world. Tanzanian President John Magufuli is to lay the foundation…
Jul 25, 2019
The Federal Government has signed an agreement with German company, Siemens, to generate 11,000 megawatts by 2023.   The details of the deal was contained in a series of tweets…
Jul 25, 2019
Namibia’s state-run utility will build four plants powered by renewable energy over the next five years as the southern African nation seeks to guarantee local supplies and cut its use…
Jul 15, 2019
A $1-billion Belt and Road Africa Fund was announced on the sidelines of the annual WEF Summer Davos Meeting, currently underway in Dalian, China. The fund, which will be headed…
Jul 13, 2019
The number of people in Africa without access to electricity remain staggering and unchanging with every report—around 640 million people don’t have access to a grid. And even when some of people…
Jul 03, 2019
Eskom says it has received payment from Zimbabwe. The power utility confirmed that payment reflected on Tuesday. “Eskom confirms that the payment made by Zimbabwe is reflecting in its account…
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