Tag: Shell

Government halts Karoo fracking licensing

Originally published in Eyewitness News The South African Cabinet today ( Thursday, April 21) announced that it will endorse a decision by the Department of Minerals to invoke a moratorium on fracking licences in the Karoo. The department will now lead a multi-disciplinary team to fully research the implications of […]

Faith, ecology and Shell

News Commentary, By Danie Mouton In recent weeks energy giant Shell has announced that it has plans to search for shale gas reserves in a vast area of the Karoo. A sizeable part of the Eastern Cape is included in the target area. The exploration clearly poses a potential serious […]