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Aug 16 2019 0comment

Why mines should consider natural gas as energy source

[Johannesburg, 15 August 2019 2018]: As the mining sector, a well-known energy intensive sector, continuously strives to meet its growing energy demand and at the same time limiting CO2 emissions with cleaner-burning alternative energy sources, why is it that only 4% of South Africa’s total energy is sourced from gas?  Electricity consumption, and the cost […]

Jul 19 2019 0comment

Why industry should consider natural gas as energy source

There is a natural gas pipeline network in most of the industrial areas in Gauteng, but why are so many of the large energy users still not making use of gas? Especially when the global drive is to reduce carbon emissions and move away from coal. In the United States, natural gas equates to about […]

Apr 08 2019 0comment

Energas successfully commissions fuel gas receiving station for Ghana power plant

[Johannesburg, 4 April 2019]: Leading supplier of high-end and specialised equipment to the oil and gas industries in Africa, Energas Technologies, has successfully commissioned a fuel gas receiving station for a new 340 MW power plant in the coastal city of Tema in Ghana.       According to HP van Huyssteen, project engineer at Energas Technologies, […]

Mar 18 2019 0comment

Huge untapped potential for gas-to-power in Southern Africa

By HP van Huyssteen, project manager at Energas Technologies. That southern Africa is becoming a key player in the international trend towards the development of renewable energy sources is no overstatement. A joint report by REN21 and UNIDO finds that renewables now account for 23,5% of the region’s generation capacity. SADC countries aim to increase […]

Mar 11 2019 0comment

Natural gas a differentiating opportunity for residential estates

A handful of estates in Gauteng offer piped gas as an alternative energy source to their residents. With Eskom’s unstable electricity supply and increasing tariffs, it differentiates these estates into an exclusive market.  The majority of the estates are not in close enough proximity to Sasol’s natural gas pipeline and had to settle for LPG […]

Jun 08 2018 0comment


[Johannesburg, 7 June 2018]: The storage of flammable liquids carries with it the need to put in place fire protection mechanisms. Tank blanketing is deemed one of the best and effective ways of preventing fires in flammable liquid storage tanks by means of controlling the formation of explosive vapour or air mixtures above the liquid […]

Apr 10 2018 0comment

Energas introduces new Mokveld typhoon valve system

[Johannesburg, 09 April 2018]: After more than a decade of development and testing in diverse applications, Mokveld’s Typhoon Valve System is now ready for commercial use. The technology is also now available locally through Mokveld’s distributor in South Africa, Energas Technologies, a leading supplier of high-end and specialised equipment to the oil and gas industries […]

Jan 30 2018 0comment

Energas powers Enertec’s generator sets into Southern Africa

[Johannesburg, 30 January 2018]: Leading supplier of specialised equipment to the natural gas industries in Southern Africa, Energas Technologies, has entered into a distribution agreement with R Schmitt Enertec, a German manufacturer of gas engines, generator sets and cogeneration sets, to offer Enertec’s highly efficient power generators to the local market.    Effective November 2017, R […]

Jan 24 2018 0comment

Relishing the best of both worlds with new detonation flame arresters from Energas

[Johannesburg, 24 January 2017]: Now available in Southern Africa through Energas Technologies, a leading supplier of high-end and specialised equipment to the oil and gas industries in the region, is a new, innovative range of detonation flame arresters from leading US-based manufacturer, Protectoseal, which sets a new era with its ability to act as a […]