Ghana’s Sankofa gas project expected to generate $2.3 billion in revenue

Ghana – There may be light at the end of the tunnel in the Ghana power deficit as a result of the development of...

The World Bank expects commodity prices to remain weak in 2015

International – The World Bank expects commodity prices remain weak for the remainder of the year. This is according to the Bank’s latest Commodity Markets Outlook, a...

BHP Billiton to write off $2BN for onshore US assets

BHP Billiton expects to recognise an impairment charge of approximately USD$2 billion post tax (or about $2.8 billion pre-tax) against the carrying value of...

White Rivers Exploration enters gas development JV with Windfall Energy

South Africa-focused mineral explorer and developer White Rivers Exploration (WRE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Windfall Energy to facilitate the joint...

Oil & gas explorers need to rethink exploration capex in Africa...

Oil & gas explorers must rethink their capital expenditure on exploration activity across the African continent in the wake of the significant drop in...

Global oil turmoil: Long term view needed as price continues dropping

By Jenny Erskine, Deloitte’s Western Cape Senior Manager in oil and gas The continued drop in the oil price in recent months has sparked fears...

Chamber of Mines approves of plans to cut oil and gas...

The Chamber of Mines of South Africa has welcomed the pronouncements by mineral resources minister Advocate Ngoako Ramatlhodi that the sections pertaining to the...

BHP Billiton cuts shale drilling by 40% as oil price plummets

BHP Billiton intends to cut its US petroleum operation by 40% due to the falling oil price, which will see the number of its...

How to reduce drill rig operator downtime

Quality training of mining staff is clearly essential in modern mining operations. There is always the dilemma of on the job training reducing production...

Spintelligent launches training academy to address industry-specific needs in mining

Spintelligent Pty, the leading Cape Town-based publisher, trade exhibition and conference organiser Global events giant Clarion has launched the Spintelligent Training Academy to address...

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