Factsheet: Upstream Petroleum Development Bill (South Africa)

This Bill details 15 objectives related to petroleum rights licensing, exploration of petroleum and management of petroleum rights. One of the purposes of the Bill is to accelerate the exploitation of petroleum resources in South Africa.

An explanatory summary of this Bill and notice of its introduction was published in Government Gazette No. 44694 of 11 June 2021. 

This factsheet will give you guidance on commenting on the Bill. Comments are due on 29 July 2022

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