Karoo Basin

  • S Africa Evaluates 5 Shale Gas Exploration Applications

    S Africa Evaluates 5 Shale Gas Exploration Applications

    Tuesday, 16th May 2017
    The recommendations are expected to be finalized soon, after the delay that was caused by the environmental objections.
  • South Africa Endorses Shale Gas Development

    South Africa Endorses Shale Gas Development

    Wednesday, 5th April 2017
    The South African government has given the endorsement for shale gas development in its Karoo basin. While that is considered by experts a positive step, there are still opposing parties behind the shale exploration in the region.
  • South Africa to Start Shale Gas Exploration Next Year

    South Africa to Start Shale Gas Exploration Next Year

    Tuesday, 8th March 2016
    The first exploration for shale gas in South Africa will begin in the next financial year, following years of postponement. A World Energy Council report mentions South Africa as having significant potential for shale gas development.