Gas Snippets

Standby power partnership takes the lead with clean and quiet genset

Sustainable Power Generation (SustainPower), leading providers of energy solutions in rugged, secure containerised systems, continues to show its mettle in these challenging times. Over the last few years, SustainPower has actively made innovative contributions into natural gas and biogas power generation.

With grid power availability being an uncertainty for South African businesses, SustainPower has extended its focus from large-scale industrial and commercial gas-to-power solutions, to now include gas standby power solutions for homes and businesses that are feeling the impact of load shedding.

ESI Africa, 13 May 2019

South Africa urged to use seasonal advantage to secure lower LNG prices from Mozambique

South Africa is failing to fully grasp the energy and economic significance of the impending development of the enormous gas reserves discovered in northern Mozambique since 2010, Standard Bank oil and gas specialist Paul Eardley-Taylor argues.

Between 150 to 200 trillion cubic feet of gas has been found offshore the country’s northern Cabo Delgado province, and exploration, production, concession contracts, with use-it-or-lose-it terms, govern the development of three separate liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects.

Engineering News, 13 May 2019

East African company Société Pétrolière expands LPG business

East African Société Pétrolière (SP) has, through the installation of eight liquified petroleum gas (LPG) storage and cylinder filling plants, doubled Rwanda’s LPG storage and filling capacity.

Each of these facilities has a storage capacity of 20 m3 and is capable of filling about 1000 bottles a day.

Engineering News, 14 May 2019

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