Rumours of Gas in the Karoo

Speculations about vast cheap energy wealth stacked away beneath the Karoo have reached fever pitch. But not all stakeholders agree, or are yet part of an on-going debate whether or not South Africa should even consider the potential value of this resource.


GASHSA and ShaleGASSA are Karoo Shale Gas programmes linked to Earth Stewardship Science Research and Capacity Building at AEON/NMMU to avoid Shale Gas in the Karroo becoming another case of a resource curse for South Africa’