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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

PAIA Request to PASA for records relating to gas and petroluem exploration, production activities and rights

28 September 2022

Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PASA)
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On 28 September 2022, the CER submitted a PAIA request to the Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PASA) for the following information for listed rights holders.

With respect to Exploration and Production Activities and Rights, the CER requested the following:

  1. Copies of the Rights Applications made by the Rights Holders;
  2. Copies of the Exploration or Production Rights with any conditions attached;
  3. Copies of the Environmental Authorisations issued in respect of the Rights issued;
  4. Copies of any other issued Exploration and Production Rights issued for onshore activities, not referred to in the above table, together with the Environmental Authorisations issued in respect thereof;
  5. Copies of any applications for Exploration Rights and Production Rights for onshore gas activities that have been accepted by PASA or are under consideration; and,
  6. Copies of any technical cooperation permits that PASA has issued for onshore gas activities.

See the table contained in  Form 2 with Annexure A for full details.

For further information please email [email protected].