Gas infrastructure demands high environmental scrutiny. The Minister for the Environment is asking for comments on reducing timeframes +/or administration … Continue Reading GAS PIPELINE RUSH
Just how fair and non discriminatory was SLR’s stakeholder engagement meeting for TOTAL’s second round of 10 proposed drill wells … Continue Reading PUBLIC ON MUTE
Comment Period open for Additional Oil Drilling+ by Total in Block 11B/12B off South Coast Total has applied to extend … Continue Reading Total – register & comment
The Drafting Committee of the Upstream Petroleum Resources Development Bill, 2019 requested an online consultation meeting today with Oceans Not … Continue Reading Virtual Walkout
Crisis is a persuasive political imaginary. Crisis is used as a socially- and politically-mobilising concept. It has an historical past-to-future … Continue Reading Creecy, Crisis and the Exponential Curve
It is not just nature that has begun to fill the spaces we have vacated, highly contested regulations are being … Continue Reading Under the Veil of a Virus
Below you’ll find the latest update on the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) performed by CSIR for a national 3500km gas … Continue Reading National Gas Pipeline SEA update
Last week President Ramaphosa acknowledged, in the SONA, the need for a “decisive shift in our energy trajectory at a … Continue Reading ONO comments on Upstream Petroleum Bill
Draft Amendment to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Regulations, 2019 Oceans Not Oil takes the opportunity to comment on … Continue Reading ONO comments on changes to Mining Regulations
Durban’s Youth4ClimateAction has sent an appeal to Minister Barbara Creecy, Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries: “Dear Honorable Minister Creecy, … Continue Reading Youth call for Uncommon Leadership from Creecy
The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy published the Upstream* Petroleum Resources Development Bill 2019, on the 24 of December … Continue Reading New Upstream Petroleum Resources Development Bill
To sin by silence, when we should protest, makes cowards out of men – Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1914, from her … Continue Reading 20/20 Vision
Thanks to Zahid Jadwat from Salaamedia, for TheSpecialFocus interview of environmental scientist Khalid Mather from the Oceans Not Oil campaign. … Continue Reading Worth listening to: The impact of Ocean Drilling and Climate Change
In true-to-form style, on the 28 November 2019, the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, published draft amendments to the Regulations under section 107 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002. This is true-to-form because comments … Continue Reading Gazetting changes to the Mining Regulations just before Christmas…AGAIN!
A coelacanth was found off Hibberdene this morning (22 November 2019) at ~68m by Alan & Mike Fraser, together with … Continue Reading New Coelacanth find, will Big Oil still drill?
Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe tried to neuter coal at the wind energy conference in Cape Town with … Continue Reading The Fiction of Bounty