Searcher Seismic has filed for a new application to shoot 3D seismic offshore South Africa, in what is set to be a new test for the country’s willingness to approve such work.
South Africa sees it as “imperative” to add more gas suppliers, in order to help develop the local sector.
Creation of a strong national oil company is essential to meeting South Africa’s energy needs, Minister of Mineral and Energy Resources Gwede Mantashe has said.
iMbokodo Exploration and Production is a South African company with a difference, it is led by women and has the cash to back up its aspirations.
South Africa’s parliamentary committee for energy has backed plans for PetroSA to overhaul its gas-to-liquids (GTL) refinery, at Mossel Bay, while also seeking insight into how problems emerged.
IN-VR is organising a summit gathering governments and IOCs from around the world to promote exploration and production opportunities.
South Africa will merge the three subsidiaries of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) into one National Petroleum Company.
South Africa’s state-owned Central Energy Fund is considering buying assets that have been put on the block by fuel and chemical maker Sasol as it seeks to restore itself to profitability.
PetroSA has appointed Pragasen Naidoo to serve as the company’s CEO, a position that has been held on a temporary basis since 2014.
Plans are afoot for an initial public offering (IPO) of South Africa’s Engen, which might provide a rare bright spot in the country’s institutional outlook.