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South Africa - recent news
|02 Jul 20
||South Africa: Odfjell Drilling reports the Deepsea Stavanger has started its mobilization to South Africa
Odfjell Drilling reports that, following the notice from 19 May 2020, the Deepsea Stavanger has started its mobilization to South Africa under the Total contract.
|12 Jun 20
||South Africa's cabinet gives go ahead for single state-owned petroleum entity
South Africa’s cabinet has approved the merger of three state-owned oil and gas firms to form a single national oil company, as it tries to cut debt by reducing the number and increase the competitiveness of state-owned firms. PetroSA, iGas and the Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) will be merged to form the National Oil Company,
|19 May 20
||South Africa: Odfjell Drilling to idle Deepsea Stavanger rig prior to drilling for Total in South Africa
Due to ongoing restrictions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Odfjell Drilling and Total South Africa have agreed that the semi-submersible Deepsea Stavanger will remain idle in Norway for a period prior to the mobilisation of the rig.
|29 Apr 20
||Wood secures partnership agreement with Sasol South Africa
Wood, the global engineering and consultancy company, has been appointed as an engineering partner in a five-year partnership framework agreement with Sasol South Africa. The agreement is to support Sasol’s portfolio of assets across South Africa.
|06 Apr 20
||South Africa: Scatec Solar’s 258 MW Upington project in South Africa completed
Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected and started commercial operation of the third 86 MW solar plant in Upington, South Africa, completing the 258 MW solar power complex. The 86 MW facility, known as Dyason’s Klip 2, is expected to produce 217 GWh annually.
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