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South Africa upstream summary

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04 December 2020

South Africa upstream summary

Report summary

Relative to its energy needs South Africa's oil and gas production is small. The country's entire production comes from the PetroSA-operated Block 9 (E-M, F-A and F-O) and South Coast Gas fields, located offshore on the southern coast in the Outeniqua Basin. Oil production began in 1997 and ceased in 2013. Offshore gas production began in 1992, supplying the 45,000 boe/d synfuels gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant at Mossel Bay. Current gas supplies are expected to cease in the early ...

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
    • Introduction
    • Regional Tectonic Framework
    • Outeniqua basin
    • Southwest African Coastal basin
    • Mozambique basin
    • Karoo and Kalahari basins
    • Licensing
    • Offshore Licensing Activity
    • 2009 Licence Round
    • 2007 Licence Round
    • Onshore Unconventional Licensing
    • Historical Activity
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
      • Success rates
    • Contingent Resources
    • Liquids
    • Gas
    • Oil infrastructure
      • Oil Pipelines
      • Oil Refineries
      • Chevref Refinery
      • Enref Refinery
      • Natref Refinery
      • Sapref Refinery
    • Gas infrastructure
      • Gas Pipelines
      • Gas Processing/Synthetic Fuels Facilities
      • Sasol One/SCI (Sasolburg)
      • Sasol Two and Three (Secunda)
      • Mossgas (Mossel Bay)
    • Introduction
    • Capital costs
      • Capital expenditure by location
    • Operating costs
      • Operating expenditure by location
    • Key legislation
    • Regulatory body
    • State oil company
      • Central Energy Fund (CEF)
      • PetroSA
      • Strategic Fuels Fund (SFF)
      • iGas
    • Licensing
      • Reconnaissance Permit
      • Technical Cooperation Permit (TCP)
      • Exploration Right
      • Production Right
    • Overview
    • Current fiscal terms
      • Concession Terms
      • Government Equity Participation
      • Bonuses, Rentals and Fees
      • Indirect Taxes
      • Royalty
      • R-Factor Calculation
      • Domestic Market Obligation
      • Contractor Revenue Entitlement
      • Product Pricing
      • Corporate (or Petroleum) Income Tax
      • Investment Uplift
      • Additional Profits Taxes
      • Fiscal/Contractual Ring Fences
      • Dividend Withholding Tax

Tables and charts

This report includes 32 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps: Image 1
  • Reserves and contingent resources at 01/01/2021
  • Liquids and Gas Production 2020
  • Net Acreage 2021
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Liquids and Gas Production and Reserves
  • South Africa Basins Map
  • Outeniqua Basin Generalised Stratigraphy
  • South Africa Block Map
  • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Production: Table 1
  • Production: Table 2
  • Liquids Production
  • Production: Table 3
  • Production: Table 4
  • Gas Production
  • Summary Organisation Chart for the South African Oil Industry
  • Drilling Activity by Well Type
  • Exploration Drilling by Basin
  • Geological and Commercial Success Rates
  • Drilling Activity and Commercial Success Rates
  • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Infrastructure: Table 2
  • South Africa Infrastructure Map
  • Infrastructure: Table 3
  • Costs: Table 1
  • Costs: Table 2
  • Country Capital Expenditure (US$ Million)
  • Costs: Table 3
  • Costs: Table 4
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1

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