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Deepsea Stavanger
Total ditches offshore exploration in SAArticle

French oil major, Total, has put the brakes on its South African offshore oil and gas exploration plans, in favour of developing its two significant gas finds near Mossel Bay.

15 Apr 2021

James Chester, senior director, Africa Oil & Power
Slow progress on petroleum bill is hampering developmentArticle

Last month, Africa Intelligence reported that Total's plans to develop the offshore block 11B/12B is conditional on publication of petroleum bill...

James Chester 1 Feb 2021

Maersk Voyager, deepwater drip ship. Photo supplied
Oil & gas activities trigger big investments in Namibia, Angola and South AfricaArticle

Last spring, the Maersk Voyager, an ultra-deepwater drillship under contract by French supermajor Total, sank a wildcat well to a depth of 3,628 metres (11,903 feet) in Block 48...

NJ Ayuk 24 Nov 2020

Deepsea Stavanger, the rig used in Total's offshore operations
Second significant gas discovery in SA watersArticle

Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Luiperd prospect, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin, 175kms off the southern coast of South Africa...

29 Oct 2020

Deepsea Stavanger. Source: Vesseltracker
Deep sea oil & gas rig arrives in South AfricaArticle

An oil and gas drilling rig commissioned by petroleum giant Total and its partners to drill the Luiperd prospect off Mossel Bay has arrived in Cape Town...

13 Aug 2020

Area 4 Rovuma Basin, Mozambique
Natural gas, LNG and the energy transition: The bright, new jewel in Africa's crown?Article

For the past decade Africa has been a vibrant continent for hydrocarbons exploration. Over those years the main story, apart from the traditional North African natural gas heartlands, has been oil. However, parts of sub-Saharan Africa are on the precipice of a new natural gas era which could radically change their economies for the better...

14 Apr 2020

Photo: Africa Energy Corp
#AOW2019: Brulpadda's challenges inspire innovationArticle

The Brulpadda discovery is a "game changer", which has renewed exploration interest in South Africa..

Nicci Botha 8 Nov 2019

Gwede Mantashe, SA minister of minerals and energy
#AOW2019: Mantashe calls for gas investmentArticle

Highlighting the investment opportunities at the country's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), Minerals and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe called on foreign investors to help develop South Africa's fledgling gas industry...

Nicci Botha 6 Nov 2019

Nhlanhla Gumede, chairman of PetroSA
#APO2019: Owning foreign oil assets key to South Africa energy securityArticle

Energy security is a key issue in South Africa in the sense that a large part of our economy is dependent on energy. More importantly, South Africa is an oil consuming country and would remain as such...

14 Oct 2019

Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe
#AUW2019: Coal still critical to IRP, Radebe saysArticle

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe's vague promise that South Africa's long-overdue energy blueprint, the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), will be "concluded imminently" did, however, clearly indicate that coal would still play a prominent role in the country's energy mix...

Nicci Botha 15 May 2019

Zwelakhe Gila
Great, South Africa found gas. Now what?Article

The Brulpadda well off the shore of Mossel Bay is one of a number of highly anticipated exploration prospects in South Africa...

Zwelakhe Gila 19 Mar 2019

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What a major offshore gas find means for South Africa's energy futureArticle

Many South African politicians, economists and specialists in the energy sector are celebrating the news that a promising show of natural gas has been discovered in deep water south of Mossel Bay...

14 Feb 2019

Total makes significant gas find off Mossel Bay
Total makes significant gas find off Mossel BayArticle

Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects in the Outeniqua Basin, 175 kms off the southern coast of South Africa...

8 Feb 2019

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