Fracking a game changer for Karoo - Zuma

2013-11-29 22:08
Karoo grandeur. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Karoo grandeur. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg - The discovery of shale gas in the Karoo creates possibilities for growth and economic development in the Northern Cape, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.

"The mineral resources minister [Susan Shabangu] will therefore be coming back to this area early next year to consult with communities, and to hear what the people have to say, before any further decisions are taken by government on this matter."

"Also, the project has had an impressive safety record with more than 10 million man-hours without a fatality. This deserves to be emulated," he said.

Read more on:    susan shabangu  |  collins chabane  |  rob davies  |  jacob zuma  |  george  |  fracking
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