This Bill sees a separation of the regulatory frameworks governing mining and upstream petroleum exploration which were previously dealt with together under the Mineral Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA). This separation will allow for upstream petroleum exploration to be regulated in an entirely separate bill.
Interested and affected parties who wish to submit their written representations on the Bill have until 21 February 2020 to do so, using the below details.
70 Meintjies Street
CDH’s Oil & Gas team will be publishing a series of articles during the course of this month analysing some of the key provisions of the Bill.