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Media briefing - Shale gas fracking in the Karoo

  • Centurion Lake Hotel Centurion, Gauteng (map)

Fracking for shale gas in the Karoo is probably one of the most debated and emotive topics in South Africa today.

It raises important questions about how South Africa, as a developmental state with a growing need for reliable, accessible, cheap, clean energy, will weigh the potential benefits from a possible successful shale gas industry against the potential environmental and other harms which its development may cause.

Agri SA’s President, Johannes Möller, will brief the National Press Club on the agricultural sector’s views and concerns at a news biefing –

When: Wednesday, 5 July, 2017 @ 10:00
Where: Centurion Lake Hotel, Oval Room
1001 Lenchen Ave North, Centurion

He will take questions.

Complimentary breakfast will be available from 09:00.

RSVP essential: 082 257 0305,

This briefing is open to working journalists and members of the National Press Club.