Category: <span>Department of Mineral Resources</span>

Full report into Karoo hydraulic fracking

A week since releasing the Executive Summary of the Government’s investigation into hydraulic fracturing in the Karoo Basin of South Africa, the full report arising from the government’s investigation was released by the Department of Mineral Resources, Minerals Resource Minister Susan Shabangu confirmed on Tuesday 18 September 2012. The 80-page document was compiled by a […]

Investigation into hydraulic fracking

At a briefing held at Parliament on 11 September 2012, South Africa’s Mineral Resources Minister, Susan Shabangu release the Executive Summary of the investigation into hydraulic fracturing (also referred to as ‘fracking’) in South Africa’s Karoo basin, for the exploration of shale gas deposits. This follows months of anticipation on the subject, following outcry by […]
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