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South Africa to become more reliant on fuel imports as local refineries face closure

South Africa will grow even more dependent on imports for its fuel needs as the country’s refining sector faces an uncertain future, says Avhapfani Tshifularo, executive director of the South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA).

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Almost half of South Africa’s oil refining seen shut until 2022

South African plants owned by Glencore Plc and Petroliam Nasional Bhd that make up 43% of the nation’s oil-refining capacity are expected to stay shut until at least 2022, according to energy consultant Citac.

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Consumer attitudes towards fuel loyalty programmes in SA

In a recent Master's study completed in the UJ Department of Marketing Management that focuses on South African fuel loyalty programmes, it is suggested that the average South African consumer sees loyalty programmes as valuable and as an economic benefit, and are generally committed to such programmes.

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Alleged diesel gang’s bid to recover vehicles, cash and cellphones fails as charges loom

Six men, including two policemen, who allegedly stole diesel have failed to get back their vehicles, cellphones and money that were confiscated by police.

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Thousands of litres of crude oil spills into Umbilo River

Durban: Durban-based environmental lobby group, the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance is calling for action to be taken after hundreds of thousands of litres of crude oil spilled into the Umbilo River this week.

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