Cape Town- The Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa (PetroSA), a subsidiary of the Central Energy Fund (CEF), notes the recent article published in News24 on the 19 November 2023, titled “Shipping firm threatens to attach SAA assets over accusation PetroSA didn’t pay fee”.read more
Cape Town- The Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa (PetroSA), a subsidiary of CEF, notes the recent article published in the Sunday World on the 15 October 2023, titled “ANC NEC slams PetroSA for worsening loadshedding”.read more
PetroSA, a subsidiary of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) is instrumental in driving energy solutions through the “Gas to Power” initiative which is currently being spearheaded to provide an early power generation solution, that leverages the commercialisation of PetroSA’s tail gas for power generation for Eskom or an alternative off-taker.read more
The Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (PetroSA), a subsidiary of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) is proud to announce a milestone achievement for its Partnership in the Jubilee South East Project Offshore in Ghana by recording first oils.read more
Who We Are
PetroSA is a State-Owned Company Of The Government Of South Africa.
The Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa (PetroSA), is a wholly state-owned company of the Government of South Africa and registered as a commercial entity under the South African law. It is a subsidiary of CEF SOC Limited (CEF). CEF acts as a PetroSA shareholder on behalf of the Government and reports to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE).Our History
Following the establishment of Soekor, the first land search for oil commences in Beaufort West, Western Cape. Small accumulations of oil are found, but they are non-commercial.
First offshore well drilled by Superior Group. Natural gas deposits are also discovered in the continental shelf complex off the Southern Cape coast.
Soekor commences offshore drilling in a joint venture with Rand Mines and US Natural Resources.
Soekor drills its own first offshore well.
Soekor terminates its land search for oil.
Discovery of the F-A gas field in Block 9 of the Bredasdorp Basin, off the Southern Cape coast. Soekor and other parties drill 48 boreholes. The exploration discovers gas in 25 and oil in seven.
Discovery of the E-M field, which together with the F-A field, provides the basis for establishing the GTL project in Mossel Bay.