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CEF GCEO Keynote Address – Africa Gas Forum Conference in...

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 AN UNAPOLOGETIC FUTURE FOR GAS IN AFRICA   Thank you, Programme Director, for your kind introductions.  Good morning honourable ministers, distinguished guests and colleagues and a special and warm welcome to those who come from other countries. I trust you are enjoying our great hospitality.  We meet at a time of...

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Central Energy Fund (CEF) Group Strengthens Collaboration with Africa Energy...

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Cape Town, South Africa – The Central Energy Fund (CEF) Group proudly announces the continuation of its partnership with the Africa Energy Indaba for the third consecutive year. This ongoing collaboration signifies a steadfast commitment to advancing the energy landscape in the region and fostering sustainable energy practices. The Africa...

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CEF Group announces participation at the 3rd Southern Africa Oil...

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Johannesburg – The CEF Group is thrilled to announce its enthusiastic participation in the upcoming 3rd Annual Southern Africa Oil & Gas Conference, hosted by its subsidiary the Petroleum Agency SA (“PASA”), in partnership with the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (“DMRE”) and the South African Oil & Gas...

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CEF REFUTES ESKOM’S CEO MISLEADING STATEMENT THAT AFTER A VISIT...

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Johannesburg-The Central Energy Fund (CEF) has noted a misleading media report aired on E-TV News channel on Tuesday night (21 February 2023) at 21:00 and repeated on ENCA’s Check point yesterday, wherein the Eskom’s CEO, Mr Andre de Ruyter is on record during an interview with Ms Annika Larsen saying...

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PetroSA REFUTES CLAIMS THAT IT OVER CHARGES ESKOM FOR DIESEL

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Johannesburg- This media statement provides a response that clarifies some of the misconceptions in the article titled “Diesel or darkness: PetroSA Charges Eskom unfair prices, extracts upfront payments.” Published on 2nd February 2023 authored by Mariam Isa and Chris Yelland. It is our view that this is a deflection designed to take...

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CEF WELCOMES COMPETITION TRIBUNAL DECISION ON SFF 60% ACQUISITION OF...

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Johannesburg- The Central Energy Fund welcomes the Tribunal’s approval whereby its subsidiary, Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) was given a go-ahead to acquire 60% equity stake in the assets of Avedia Energy which includes the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) terminal in Saldanha, Cape Town. Commenting on the approval, SFF CEO, Godfrey...

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DMRE AND CEF MOURN THE PASSING OF NELISIWE MAGUBANE

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Media Statement To: All media Date: 31 October 2022 DMRE AND CEF MOURN THE PASSING OF NELISIWE MAGUBANE The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) and the Central Energy Fund (CEF) have learnt with sadness about the untimely passing of the Chairperson of the Strategic Fuel Fund, Ms Nelisiwe Magubane. Ms...

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South Africa Day at the Africa Oil Week

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Tuesday, 4 October 2022 Keynote Address, Dr Ishmael Poolo, CEF Group CEO Thank you, Programme Director, for your kind introductions. Good morning honourable ministers, distinguished guests and colleagues and a special warm welcome to those who come from other countries. I hope you are enjoying our great hospitality. 1. Our...

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iGAS and CMG completes the acquisition of 30% of the...

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JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT Attention: News Editors and Journalists Date: 29 June 2022 For Immediate Release iGAS AND CMG COMPLETES THE ACQUISITION OF 30% OF THE ROMPCO PIPELINE FROM SASOL   Johannesburg- iGAS, a subsidiary of the Central Energy Fund (CEF), and Companhia Mocambiçana de Gasoduto (CMG), a subsidiary of the Empresa...

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AG’S Report Exonerates CEF Executives on Unlawful Appoinment Allegations

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MEDIA STATEMENT Attention: News Editors and Journalists 26 January 2022 For Immediate Release AG’S REPORT EXONERATES CEF EXECUTIVES ON UNLAWFUL APPOINTMENT ALLEGATIONS Johannesburg-The Board of the Central Energy Fund welcomes the Auditor General’s final management report relating to the appointment of its executives as being lawful. The report further confirms...

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CEF Group CEO’s Keynote Address at OIL and Gas Conference.

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Dear Stakeholder Please click here to view the speech Venue: PETROLEUM AGENCY SA “PASA” / SOUTH AFRICAN OIL AND GAS ALLIANCE (“SAOGA”) CONFERENCE Title: Unlocking the Onshore & Offshore Oil and Gas Potential in Southern Africa

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iGAS and CMG Exercise Pre-Emptive Rights to Acquire 30% of...

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JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT Attention: News Editors and Journalists Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021 For Immediate Release   iGAS and CMG EXERCISE PRE-EMPTIVE RIGHTS TO AQUIRE 30% OF SASOL SHARES IN THE ROMPCO PIPELINE Johannesburg- iGAS, a subsidiary of the Central Energy Fund (CEF), in partnership with Companhia Mocambiçana de Gasoduto...

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CEF Refutes a Misleading News Headline “Cabinet Inaction Delays Merger...

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MEDIA STATEMENT Attention: News Editors and Journalists Date: 8 May 2021 For Immediate Release CEF REFUTES A MISLEADING NEWS HEADLINE “CABINET INACTION DELAYS MERGER OF THREE STATE ENERGY SUBSIDIARIES” Johannesburg – The Central Energy Fund (CEF) has noted with concern a misleading headline titled “Cabinet Inaction delays merger of three state...

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CEF and SFF Welcomes Western Cape High Court Decision on...

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20 November 2020  To all Editors/News Reporters For immediate Release   JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT  CEF AND SFF WELCOMES WESTERN CAPE HIGH COURT DECISION ON THE SALE OF STRATEGIC STOCK   Johannesburg- Today, the Central Energy Fund (CEF) and its subsidiary, the Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) welcomed the Western High Court judgement...

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Strategic Fuel Fund and Glencore Reach an Agreement on Oil...

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MEDIA STATEMENT   STRATEGIC FUEL FUND AND GLENCORE REACH AN AGREEMENT ON OIL RESERVES   17 September 2020 - The Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF), a subsidiary of the Central Energy Fund, today reached an in-principle agreement with Glencore to reverse the sale of South Africa’s strategic crude oil that happened in...

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