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Famed Cullinan mine banks on big diamonds to drive down debt

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CULLINAN, South Africa (Reuters) – The owner of one of the world’s most famous diamond mines could be about a decade away from clearing its multi-million-dollar debts, in a sign of the struggles facing an industry assailed by synthetic rivals and uncertain demand. Mine workers are seen under ground at Cullinan mine, near Pretoria, South Read More

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer

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South Africa’s offshore has just yielded a massive natural gas and condensate find that could open a new exploration province for oil majors and change the energy fortunes of the country. France’s major Total said that it had made a significant discovery on the Brulpadda prospects off the southern coast of South Africa. “With this discovery, Total Read More

Africa Oil makes significant discovery, opens South Africa petroleum province

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Africa Oil makes significant discovery, opens South Africa petroleum province
2/7/2019 VANCOUVER — Africa Oil Corp. has announced a significant discovery at the Brulpadda-1AX well on Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa. Africa Oil holds an indirect interest in the project as a result of its equity interest in Africa Energy (35%) and Impact Oil and Gas (30%).  The well encountered a total of 187 ft Read More

Drought threatens thousands of flamingo chicks in South Africa

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CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Rescuers are moving hundreds of dehydrated Lesser Flamingo chicks from their breeding ground at a drought-stricken South African dam to a bird sanctuary in Cape Town, to save them from death by starvation and lack of water. A rescued Lesser Flamingo chick awaits treatment and feeding after being moved from a Read More