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The fuel station of the future
The fuel station of the future

No one could have imagined that the simple filling stations of the 1970s would one day morph into the enormous service stations dotting our highways today...

26 May 2020

SA Petrol Price 2020 - Where does our money go?
SA Petrol Price 2020 - Where does our money go?

The wildly-fluctuating fuel price is a massive discussion point and we've often wondered how the numbers work...

By David Taylor 25 May 2020

Oneyka Ojogbo
Mitigating risks in the current oil industry crisis

The compounding effects of coronavirus and oil industry disruptions pose unique and significant challenges, particularly on the African continent where the economies of producing countries are largely dependent on oil revenues...

By Oneyka Ojogbo 6 May 2020

Fuel price drops to lowest this year
Fuel price drops to lowest this year

Fuel price changes will be effected on Wednesday, 6 May 2020...

5 May 2020

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Oil and rand in corona fuel crash

Globally destructive economic instability has pushed fuel prices into drastic retreat, leading to some very rare good news for South African motorists...

21 Apr 2020

Dr Fatih Birol
What current global challenges are teaching us about energy development

The current Covid-19 pandemic, and its global and ubiquitous disruption, is delivering a seemingly constant stream of new challenges to our way of life...

9 Apr 2020

Standard Bank acquires 40% stake in Payment24
Standard Bank acquires 40% stake in Payment24

Standard Bank has acquired a 40% stake in the digital fuel management solutions and telematics company Payment24 Group...

8 Apr 2020

Fuel price drops - No April Fool's Day joke
Fuel price drops - No April Fool's Day joke

This is not an April Fool's Day joke. The Department of Energy has published the latest fuel price adjustments for April 2020 and is the biggest 'drop' South Africa has ever seen...

31 Mar 2020

Engen Refinery
Engen Refinery to undergo temporary controlled shutdown

The Engen Refinery is undergoing a temporary controlled shutdown due to the forecasted lower demand for petroleum products during the national lockdown...

30 Mar 2020

Petrol price comes down in March
Petrol price comes down in March

The petrol price will again come down by between 19 and 54 cents a litre this week.

2 Mar 2020

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Petrol price to come down in February

The petrol price will come down by 13 cents a litre this week...

4 Feb 2020

Winning ads featured in this week's Orchids and Onions column...
#OrchidsandOnions: 1 Stop gets it spot on

Winners: SAB's 'How about none for the road?' ad hits the mark, too. Aussie ad for sperm donation, 'All hands on d*ck', stands out, but would be banned here...

By Brendan Seery 14 Jan 2020

South Africa has huge 'green fuels' potential. But it needs to act now
South Africa has huge 'green fuels' potential. But it needs to act now

South Africa needs to seriously start thinking about shifting its energy focus. This is for two reasons...

By David Richard Walwyn and Rod Crompton 10 Jan 2020

Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woes
Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woes

The sweeping introduction of driverless cars could see more vehicles on the road, driving longer distances. But smart planning could solve some of transit-associated environmental and social problems...

6 Jan 2020

Petrol price to come down in January
Petrol price to come down in January

Cash-strapped consumers returning from their December holiday break will breathe a sigh of relief at the petrol pumps as the price of petrol is set to come down by between 4-14 cents a litre this week...

31 Dec 2019

Public comment sought on draft petroleum bill
Public comment sought on draft petroleum bill

The public has until 21 February 2020 to comment on the draft Upstream Petroleum Resources Development Bill...

30 Dec 2019

Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway
Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway

Our power plants may be dirty now. But unlike combustion vehicles, electric cars give us the chance to finally free ourselves from high-carbon travel...

By Ranald Boydell 3 Dec 2019

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Petrol price to rise this festive season

Motorists will have to dig even deeper into their pockets at the pumps this festive season, as the petrol price is set to go up by 22 cents a litre...

3 Dec 2019

Clicks announces Engen as new fuel rewards partner
Clicks announces Engen as new fuel rewards partner

Shell's loyalty partnership with Clicks came to an abrupt end this November, just before the health and beauty retailer announced that it has entered into an agreement with Engen instead...

2 Dec 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: Lexus puts the 'Greta' in green

Promise: have your cake and eat it. But Mbaks gets an Onion - despite his halo...

By Brendan Seery 5 Nov 2019

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Fuel price set to drop in November

Fuel prices are set for a slight drop in the wake of oil price retreats in October...

30 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Petrol price to go up on Wednesday
Petrol price to go up on Wednesday

Cash-strapped consumers will have to dig even deeper into their pockets as the price of petrol is set to increase by 18 cents a litre on Wednesday, 2 October 2019...

30 Sep 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Pain at the petrol pumps for September
Pain at the petrol pumps for September

As per the latest petrol price adjustment for September 2019 by the Department of Energy, motorists are in for a hefty petrol and diesel price increase from Wednesday, 4 September 2019...

3 Sep 2019

Convenience retail and the fuel station
Convenience retail and the fuel station

In a presentation at the Nedbank Franchising Roadshow, Lightstone pointed out that the service station sector plays a pivotal role in the franchise industry and its forecast.

15 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: The woman behind Liqui Moly South Africa
#WomensMonth: The woman behind Liqui Moly South Africa

Melicia Labuschagne is an authentic and feisty female entrepreneur who successfully launched the Liqui Moly brand in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Aug 2019

Fuel price increase confirmed
Fuel price increase confirmed

It has been confirmed that fuel prices for August are set for changes with petrol up and diesel down...

6 Aug 2019

Fluctuation of fuel prices in SA continues
Fluctuation of fuel prices in SA continues

According to the Central Energy Fund, fuel prices for August are set for changes with petrol up and diesel down...

30 Jul 2019

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