CALGARY, Canada - << Deepwater Exploration Campaign Expected to Commence in the Fourth
Quarter of 2009 >>
ARNHEM, The Netherlands - Favorable Market for Energy Consulting, Testing and Certification
LONDON - Production down 900,000 barrels per day
Platts — The 12 members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting
Countries (OPEC) (www.opec.platts.com/) pumped an average 28.07
million barrels per day (b/d) in February, as the oil producer club continued
its efforts to slash oversupply and prevent oil prices falling further,
according to a Platts survey of OPEC, oil industry officials and analysts
just released. This is down 900,000 b/d down from January’s 28.97 million b/d.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The demand for electricity in Africa is growing rapidly. At the same
time, political and social stability is increasingly making the continent an
attractive investment destination.
LONDON - Unite members who worked for an Ipswich firm have secured a legal victory
and substantial compensation following their successful claim at an
Employment Tribunal. Unite, the UK’s largest engineering union, has been
pursuing legal cases on behalf of 14 sacked members.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - South Africa has subscribed to the United Nations Millennium Development
Goals (MDG) regarding access to water and sanitation. The Government has
committed itself to reducing the number of people with no access to proper
sanitation, to eradicate all “bucket systems” and ensure that everyone has
access to proper sanitation by 2020. To achieve this, the government has made
funds available to the municipal sector to make sure that this goal is
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Growth in the South African pressure sensors market will remain buoyant,
undeterred by the economic slowdown and inflation. This will mostly be due to
higher investments in the chemicals and petrochemicals and power generation
end-user sectors. Other factors supporting steady market growth are technical
advancements, infrastructural development in end-user sectors and migration
toward electronic pressure measurement.