SA Oil explains what rare earths are and why they are important

A Simple Guide to Rare Earths

Rare earth elements are crucial to modern technology and are one of the most important components in the manufacturing of many products. Their significance has made them political weapons in the Trade War, too. But …

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SA Oil commemorates the 50th moon landing anniversary

A Team-Building Event with a Lunar Twist

The moon landing was an astronomical event that changed the course of life itself. To commemorate Apollo 11’s successful trip to the moon, our team got together for an all-out lunar team-building event. Here’s what …

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SA Oil discusses Eskom and its effect on South Africa's economy

Eskom: R420-Billion in Debt and Counting

Eskom is the largest producer of electricity on the African continent and provides South Africa with 95% of its power. Recent years have seen the utility spiral into debt and dodgy deals, as well as …

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SA Oil discusses the different industries and applications in which heavy fuel oil is used

The Many Uses of HFO

Fuel is crucial to powering the world around us. Various types of fuel are used every day, from heating and cooking to powering huge machinery. Some fuels are better for certain applications – like heavy …

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ACCELERATE Special Gasoline brand ambassador Giordano Lupini wins again in Power Series Round 6

Event: Power Series Round 6

Despite winning race one in Power Series Round 6, ACCELERATE Special Gasoline brand ambassador Giordano Lupini got more than he bargained for when his yellow go-go Golf went belly-up after his brakes failed this weekend. …

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SA Oil names the world's biggest trucks that use diesel

We Dig Diesel: World’s Biggest Trucks

Trucks are the cargo ships of the shore and transport a variety of goods and products. These massive metal workhorses have big jobs to do – that’s why they’re fitted with diesel engines! These powerful …

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SA Oil's ACCELERATE Special Gasoline brand ambassador Giordano Lupini prepares for Power Series Round 6

Pre-Race Prep for Power Series Round 6

“The objective is for a double win this weekend,” says ACCELERATE Special Gasoline brand ambassador Giordano Lupini regarding the upcoming Power Series Round 6. Though recent races have proved tricky, he hopes to retain his …

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SA Oil discusses illegal mining in Africa and in South Africa

Illegal Mining in Africa

The US Geological Society has classified Africa as holding immense mineral reserves, including diamonds, platinum and gold – the mining of which contributes hugely to GDP and tax revenue of African countries. But now mines …

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