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  • 07/09/2012 Moratorium on shale gas exploration license applications lifted by Cabinet

    Shell is pleased to hear from the Minister in the presidency, Collins Chabane, this morning that Cabinet endorsed a recommendation for the lifting of the moratorium on shale gas exploration in SA.

  • 22/03/2012 Karoo Groundwater Atlas contributes valuable information for South Africa

    To coincide with World Water Day, Shell South Africa today released Stage One of a Karoo Groundwater Atlas. The Atlas is the result of a study conducted at the end of 2011 into the occurrence and characteristics of groundwater in the Karoo area of South Africa. A team of eight leading South African hydrogeologists with more than 250 years of combined Karoo-specific groundwater experience led the study. The local specialists undertook a desktop review and held a workshop to identify and agree on key groundwater attributes and their significance across the Karoo region.

  • 21/02/2012 Shell reaches settlement with Competition Commission on bitumen case

    PRETORIA – February 21, 2012 – Shell South Africa today reached a settlement agreement with the Competition Commission to pay an administrative penalty of R26.2 million for its involvement in the use of a pricing methodology for bitumen.

  • 10/02/2012 Exploration Right Awarded in Orange Basin Offshore South Africa

    CAPE TOWN – February 10, 2012 – The Minister of Mineral Resources has awarded Shell South Africa Upstream B.V. an exploration right in the Orange Basin Deep Water area off the north-west coast of South Africa.

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