TotalEnergies to boost payouts after record fourth-quarter earnings

French oil major will also buy back $2bn worth of shares in the first half of 2022 while keeping a tight lid on spending

BP profit hits eight-year high on soaring gas and oil prices

Rebound after a large loss in 2020 is likely to add to UK calls for higher taxes on energy producers to help cut energy bills

Sasol flags headline earnings decline but margins improve

Group’s hedging activity and coal challenges weigh on interim headline earnings

Renergen inks five-year natural gas deal with Italtile

The tile maker will acquire up to 30% of the output from the Virginia Gas project

SA’s energy crisis: A brighter future on the horizon?

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Sun Exchange sees bright future in Africa

Solar company backed by Patrice Motsepe raised $1.4m via crowd-funding for a solar project in Zimbabwe

Sasol’s chemicals business soars despite lower sales volumes

The group says its performance for the first half of the 2022 financial year was underpinned by a favourable macroeconomic environment

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BP and Shell boost their carbon-trading desks with new hires

Buying and selling of carbon offsets could be a large part of Shell and BP’s net-zero plans as they go on a hiring spree

Shell assesses China’s trajectory towards carbon-neutral goals

Solar and wind power expected to surpass coal as the largest sources of electricity by 2034

Prepaid solar start-up WiSolar gears up for growth

The company plans to expand from offering its product to residential home owners to working with property developers to install decentralised solar-power ...

New Gulf Coast link boosts Canada’s oil sands producers

Companies have been able to export a record amount of crude to overseas markets

Rio Tinto’s Serbian lithium project could be scrapped

Protesting green groups have been putting pressure on the government over the proposed mine

Shell aims to produce fuel made from manure

The plan is among initiatives aimed at cutting carbon emissions at the Rheinland site in Germany

Sasol cuts Secunda guidance again amid coal woes

Heavy rains and mining incidents expected to slash chemicals and energy group revenue by R3bn-R5bn

Israeli firm’s air system generates night-time power

Excess solar energy is used to compress air in tanks which after sundown is released to power a turbine

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