Fracking has become the catch all term for the extraction of Unconventional Gas. This includes resources which cannot be explored, developed and produced by conventional drilling processes. Shale Gas and Coal Bed Methane are two of these resources. Conventional methods use
Unconventional Gas Exploration and Extraction will affect the whole of South Africa, impacting our health, water, food security and biodiversity. Below is the PASA (Petroleum Agency of SA) map to give you an idea of the extent of the area under threat. The
“With such strong community opposition right from the start, you are way ahead. You are doing exactly what it takes to win this.” Jeffrey Barbee. This is no time to presume that someone else will be preventing unconventional gas exploration
Rhino has responded to our Appeals against Environmental Authorisation 12/3/294 ER Free State; 12/3/295 ER Eastern Cape; 12/3/317 ER KwaZulu Natal; 12/3/318 ER North West and Free State;
The appeals administrator will now ask the Department of Mineral Resources and the Petroleum Agency SA to provide their responding statements by 4 February 2018.