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
Appeal of the Approval of Environmental Authorisation Application issued for Exploration Drilling within Offshore Block ER236, KZN, South Africa; Auth … Continue Reading Our Appeal : Don’t !
A petition has been created for those who want to say NO to Offshore Oil and Gas exploration drilling off KZN’s coast. An Environmental Authorisation was granted to Sasol and ENI to begin exploration drilling on 9 September. The law … Continue Reading Petition: Stop the Offshore Oil and Gas in KZN.
Never before has it been more important to understand the cost of offshore oil and gas development to the marine … Continue Reading Becoming Visible Now Online
Oceans Not Oil would like to correct some misleading combinations of facts in the Independent On Saturday’s article, Drilling fears … Continue Reading Lets Get Our Facts Straight:
ENI and Sasol to go ahead with offshore oil and gas exploitation on KZN coast —What could possibly go wrong?
The hurried, ‘phakisa’, pursuit of oil and gas exploitation on our coast denies not only the burden of responsibility carried by … Continue Reading ENI and Sasol to go ahead with offshore oil and gas exploitation on KZN coast —What could possibly go wrong?
Today our Campaign had a setback. The Environmental Authorisation which allows mining companies to drill for oil and gas off … Continue Reading Offshore Drilling due to go-ahead in KZN – unless you take a stand today!
COMMENTS TO THE APPROACH TO A SPATIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S MARINE PLANNING AREAS This is a potentially significant … Continue Reading ONO warns against rushed ‘Approach’
Barbara Dallas Creecy, Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, has invited members of the public to comment on the Approach … Continue Reading When will Creecy get real?
Science continues to prove that the devastating power of the pressure sound waves generated by seismic airguns exploring for offshore … Continue Reading More Evidence of Harm
ONO comments on proposed regulations: Financial Provisions for Offshore Oil and Gas pollution liabilities
Comment and Input on Proposed Regulations pertaining to Financial Provisioning for the Rehabilitation and Remediation of Environmental Damage caused by … Continue Reading ONO comments on proposed regulations: Financial Provisions for Offshore Oil and Gas pollution liabilities