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Country summary: South Africa
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South Africa - recent news
|14 Mar 19
||South Africa: Africa Energy announces 3D seismic program offshore South Africa
Africa Energy has announced the start of a new 3D marine seismic acquisition program over the Paddavissie Fairway on the Total-operated Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa. The survey is being acquired by Polarcus with the seismic vessel Polarcus Asima.
|11 Feb 19
||South Africa: Trouble brewing off South Africa’s coast
In response to the announcement that French oil giant Total has just made a significant oil and gas discovery 175 km off the southern coast of South Africa, Greenpeace Africa's Senior Climate and Energy Campaign Manager, Melita Steele, has strongly condemned Total’s reckless oil exploration off the coast of South Africa.
|08 Feb 19
||South Africa: New Age upgrades resource estimates for its Algoa-Gamtoos licence following Total's Brulpadda well result
JV partner Tower Resources reports that New Age has upgraded the resource estimates for the Algoa-Gamtoos licence following Total's Brulpadda well result on the adjacent licence in the Outeniqua basin, offshore South Africa.
|07 Feb 19
||South Africa: Total's South Africa discovery could hold 1 billion barrels oil equivalent - CEO
French oil and gas major Total’s South African offshore discovery could contain 1 billion barrels of total resources and is 'probably quite big', Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Thursday.
|07 Feb 19
||South Africa: Total makes significant discovery and opens a new petroleum province offshore South Africa
Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin, 175 kms off the southern coast of South Africa. With this discovery, Total has opened a new world-class gas and oil play and is well positioned to test several follow-on prospects on the same block.
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