Employees of an Indian mining contractor working on ICVL’s coal mine in Tete province went on strike this week alleging a lack of medical assistance and protective equipment, and discrimination and contempt for their labour union.
Italian oil company Eni and South Africa’s Sasol on Wednesday finally signed contracts to explore and develop oil and gas in two blocks in Mozambique, more than three years after petroleum regulator INP first awarded them the blocks.
Sasol has become the latest company to consider building a gas pipeline from the Rovuma Basin in northern Mozambique to South Africa. The South African petrochemicals company, which produces gas at the Pande and Temane [...]
A shutdown at one of Vale’s mines in Mozambique’s Tete province that began a week ago still shows no sign of ending, after protesters rejected a request from a government minister to allow the mine to resume operations. The protesters, from the Nhantchere neighbourhood of the village of [...]
South African petrochemicals giant Sasol has agreed to donate $40 million to Mozambique for domestic gas utilisation projects, in an apparent attempt to smooth over conflicts with the Mozambican government. Sasol [...]
UK-based oil and gas independent Wentworth Resources is stopping appraisal work at a well on its onshore block in Cabo Delgado province, in light of a lowered estimate of oil and gas reserves, and of the security situation in the area.
Syrah Resources, the Australian-listed graphite miner, has halved its production estimate for the quarter following a fire at its Balama mine and processing plant, the company announced yesterday. The fire, which [...]
Mozambique’s petroleum sector authorities will launch a consultation with oil companies next month to gauge interest in a new round of exploration blocks, following the signing of exploration and production concession contracts (EPCCs) for the fifth round blocks [...]
Hopes of developing coal-bed methane (CBM) production in Mozambique are being frustrated due to disagreement between gas exploration and production companies and coal miners whose concessions are located where the CBM is expected to be found, [...]
Human rights organisations are planning to investigate two recent deaths at Kenmare Resources’ heavy sands mine in northern Mozambique, amid ongoing calls for the company to share more of its growing revenues with the local community and the Mozambican [...]