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US beats China’s oil demand growth in 2013

US beats China’s oil demand growth in 2013

18/06/2014 - 15:19
Oil demand in the United States grew at the fastest pace in the world in 2013, outstripping China for the first time since 1999 as the globe’s top economy reaped the benefits of a shale boom, Oil Company BP said. read more
Metso plans to help Namibia set up oil refinery

Metso plans to help Namibia set up oil refinery

05/06/2014 - 13:04
Helsinki – Finland-based mining company, Metso, has expressed interest in helping Namibia in its endeavour to set up an oil refinery plant. read more
Oil up on China non-manufacturing data

Oil up on China non-manufacturing data

05/11/2012 - 08:14
Singapore - Crude prices rose in Asia on Monday with a pick-up in China's services industry providing support ahead of Beijing's leadership transition and the US presidential election, analysts said. read more
Rebasing to push Nigerian GDP closer to SA

Rebasing to push Nigerian GDP closer to SA

26/04/2012 - 08:59
Lagos - Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) figures will shoot up by around 40% in the second quarter this year, when Africa’s second-biggest economy changes the base year for its calculation to 2009 from its current 1990, a source close to the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.  read more
Transnet ‘sinks plan’ for ship repair hub

Transnet ‘sinks plan’ for ship repair hub

30/01/2012 - 08:32
A multimillion-rand deal to build a supply base at Saldanha in the Western Cape hangs in the balance after Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) changed the conditions for the shipping firm wishing to build it. read more
Food price index ends year with sharp drop

Food price index ends year with sharp drop

13/01/2012 - 09:40
Food prices fell in December 2011 with the food price index dropping 2.4%, according to the UN Food Agricultural Organisation's monthly report. read more
Is SA oil supply at risk?

Is SA oil supply at risk?

10/01/2012 - 09:03
London - Opec's second-largest producer, Iran, sells large volumes of oil to China, India, South Korea, Japan and Italy. But Turkey, South Africa and Sri Lanka rely most heavily on Iranian oil as a percentage of imports.  read more
Supply threats push up Brent crude prices

Supply threats push up Brent crude prices

20/12/2011 - 08:51
Singapore - Brent crude futures rose above $104 on Tuesday, buoyed by the risk of supply being disrupted from Central Asian oil producer Kazakhstan, even as sanctions-hit Iran struggles to maintain its production and Libyan output is delayed. read more
The search is on for SA's best olive oils

The search is on for SA's best olive oils

19/08/2011 - 09:39
South Africa’s top olive oils have just been put to the test at the Nederburg Auction Complex in Paarl during the judging of the sixth olive oil competition presented by SA Olive, the voluntary association representing the SA olive industry. Exciting news is that an internationally renowned judge has joined the formidable South African judging panel. In addition, the competition drew 58% more entries than previous years.  read more