Fracking it in South Africa: an argument for shale gas production in the Karoo - By John Schellhase

From African Arguments Thu Nov 15 2012, 05:01:11

South Africa is in the midst of a heated energy debate. Africa's wealthiest nation sits on top of one of the world's largest shale gas reserves. While the government has lifted its moratorium on shale gas exploration, the controversial hydraulic

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