Oil Prices

Elemental power is fuelling a new world order

Germany and China lead the way, and now South Africa is starting to see that renewable energy could be its ‘saviour’

Saudi tensions could increase SA fuel prices

A rapid price hike will result in South Africans paying more for food and transport.

​Libya, Nigeria may scupper oil price plan

Should Libya hit the target of 900 000 barrels a day, it would replace about one-third of the supplies being cut by other Opec nations.

​As Venezuela crumbles in financial disarray, so too does the pink tide of socialism

Many believed Chávez would lead the world from capitalism to socialism, but an over-reliance on oil has seen his leftist vision disintegrate.

Low oil prices: An opportunity to set democratic frameworks for governing oil resources

The more inclusive the consensus on how to manage oil resources in truly democratic ways, the better for investors’ profit in the long term.

Low oil prices put traders in clover

Savvy energy industry executives have made a mint out of the current climate of volatility.

Tanker prices hint at receding global oil glut

Stockpiling barrels on ships would result in losses rather than bumper profits, indicating that the current surplus may not be as large as feared.

Cheap oil pushes Saudi reform

Saudi Arabia is realising that it has to look to a future that does not depend solely on fossil fuel.

Big bucks drive oil pipe sabotage in Niger Delta

Petroleum companies in the Niger Delta seek alternatives to the destructive and costly business.

US oil production beats drill chill

The number of active oil rigs in the US, although down from 1 609 in October, rose by six to 670 last week, the third straight weekly gain.

Global oil price down amid glut and slow demand

Oil is trading in a bear market as expanding supplies and signs of slower economic growth in China fuelled a rout in commodities from gold to copper.

Oil prices recover as Iran talks, Greek crisis drag on

Oil prices recovered after Iran nuclear talks extended until July 7, despite uncertainty over the Greek financial crisis, analysts said.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.