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Creecy okays drilling off KwaZulu-Natal coast

Despite dozens of appeals, the South African government is determined to give Sasol and its partners the go-ahead. But activists will not stop the fight

Published contracts are a powerful antidote to corruption

The oil, gas and mining industries will benefit from the extractive industries transparency initiative in 2021

Gas: South Africa’s next ‘battleground’

As government pushes for a huge increase in electricity generation from gas, serious questions are being raised about the logic behind the move

The Total cost of offshore mining for South Africa

The country must abide by its commitment to empower particularly black women when an oceans economy is developed

Editorial: Oil find a mixed blessing

'Offshore rigs have made some countries rich. They have also proven to be the feeding ground for corrupt elites'

Total makes ‘significant’ gas find on South African coast

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe welcomed the news of the discovery

Gas prospectors to explore three provinces

In the new Integrated Resource Plan, wind and solar will provide 25 000MW of capacity by 2030

Looting of Africa calls for action

Top-down regulatory measures come to naught, so the battle must be fought from the bottom up

Groundwater maps could help South Africa prepare for safer fracking

A vulnerability map could help assess the risks associated with fracking and groundwater which around 300 towns depend on in South Africa's Karoo

Mozambique is being punished for its hidden guarantees to parastatals

Despite the country’s emerging debt debacle, its gas reserves are cooking.

Nampower plans to sell bonds in SA

Namibia's utility is planning a bond sale in it's own country as well as in South Africa to raise funding for its share of a $1.2-billion gas plant.

Gas regulation leaves users fuming

Large consumers say Nersa’s new price structure exacerbates Sasol’s monopoly.

Severe cold in US pushes oil prices above $94 a barrel

The price of oil rose above $94 a barrel on Wednesday, fuelled by US demand amid a deep freeze across much of the country.

SA’s gas market is good for investment, says Nersa

South Africa is a good place for more investment in the gas market, says the National Energy Regulator of South Africa.

Termination of gas supply fans fires in Middle East

Governments of both Egypt and Israel have been trying to prevent a political crisis since Egypt cancelled a contract to supply Israel with gas.

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