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The Karoo: An answer to South Africa's energy needs?

Watch this film about people's hopes and concerns for the future.

The Karoo Basin

Shell has applied for rights to explore for natural gas in the Karoo. We want to meet communities and develop this to everyone’s benefit

Natural Gas

Natural gas is the cleanest-burning fossil fuel and it is also affordable, abundant and environmentally acceptable.

Karoo Communications

The Karoo Communications fact sheets published by Jan Willem Eggink,Upstream General Manager, shell South Africa.

Econometrix Karoo Shale Gas Report

Potential economic impact of successful development of the shale gas resource in the Karoo basin in South Africa.

Ipsos Polling Results

Ipsos released polling results on South Africans' opinions towards natural gas exploration in the Karoo.

Truthland - opens in new window

A film produced by Energy in Depth in the USA. Truthland uses independent experts to explore the myths Josh Fox’s brought up in his movie ‘Gasland’

Rational middle energy series - opens in new window

A series of short films that profile the role of Energy in our lives and the future of cleaner Energy.

Independent industry research

Independent industry research on Shale Gas: Exploration and development

Environmental Management Plans (EMP’s)

Download the Environmental Management Plans (EMP’s)