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Strategic Environmental Assessment, Karoo Shale Gas Fracking

Massive Karoo Shale Gas Study Begins

The public consultation part of the Strategic Environmental Assessment for Shale Gas Development in the Karoo starts on Monday 9 November in Graaff-Reinet.

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The Republic of Karoo

Where is the “Karoo Republic”? Do you need a special visa to go there? And what exactly is going on down there?

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Karoo and Shepherd's Tree

The End of Karoo Fracking?

Shell has just pulled back from Karoo shale gas. Why on earth would a multinational oil and gas company do that? Dr Stefan Cramer has a theory.

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Karoo veld for sale

Karoo on Show in Pretoria

Educator, artist and social motivator Katie du Toit curates a special exhibition on the Karoo at the Pretoria Art Museum.

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Princess Jean Burgess, First People, Karoo

Karoo Fracking: A Perfect Storm over Pearston

Bundu Gas & Oil, owned by Australian Challenger Energy, had a stormy public meeting with Karoo people about shale gas exploration on Friday the Thirteenth.

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Karoo windpump, near Graaff-Reinet

Karoo Shale Gas Economics: Q & A with Saliem Fakir, Part I

Saliem Fakir of WWF-South Africa recent authored a detailed study on shale gas economics in South Africa. Here Fakir explains why and how.

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Chris Hobson, Karoo farmer

Karoo Fracking: Falcon and the Angora Farmers

Falcon Oil & Gas’ plans to explore for shale gas in the southern Karoo encountered strong fracking opposition in Jansenville.

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Philip O'Quigley, CEO Falcon

Karoo Fracking: Locked Gates and Loaded Shotguns

Falcon Oil & Gas, seeking to explore for shale gas in the Karoo Basin, met some angry Karoo people opposing fracking at a recent meeting in the town of Aberdeen.

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shepherd's tree, samara, karoo

Bundu Gas and Karoo Fracking

A country lawyer and a solitary Karoo landowner were all that stood against Bundu’s fracking attempts back in 2009. What is known now about Bundu Gas & Oil?

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Karoo Basin shale concessions

Bundu, Falcon and Karoo Shale Gas

Register and comment now on the plans of would-be frackers Bundu and Falcon to explore for shale gas in the Karoo.

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