South Africa Shale Pits Shell Against Sheep Farmers

by Paul Burkhardt / Bloomberg Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA)’s shale gas drilling plans for South Africa’s Karoo semi-desert are pitting the government and its energy goals against farmers and conservationists like billionaire Johann Rupert who say the land will be spoiled. The government estimates enough gas can be discovered to generate 1 trillion rand […]

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