South Africa: Licensing moratorium

Issue 373 - 13 Jul 2018 | 2 minute read

Mineral Resources minister Gwede Mantashe published a notice on 28 June suspending the granting of new oil and gas licences until a new invitation for applications is announced. “This restriction shall not affect the processing of applications for reconnaissance permits, technical cooperation permits, exploration and production rights received before the date of publication,” the notice said.

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