Fire Incident at the PetroSA Gas to Liquids Refinery Landfill (Compacted Domestic Waste) site

Mossel Bay - The Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa (PetroSA), a subsidiary of Central Energy Fund (CEF), confirms that a fire broke out at the Gas to Liquids Refinery GTLR, Landfill (Compacted Domestic Waste) site.

The fire broke out at approximately 18h05 , 14 March 2024. The PetroSA Production and Fire Department Teams together with the Mossel Bay Fire Department and Garden Route District Fire Department were activated as per emergency procedures. The fire was contained and completely extinguished at 23h15 with no sustained injuries reported.

The cause of the fire has not been detected, nor the ignition source been determined. Investigations to identify the root cause are currently underway. Emergency measures remain in place at the GTLR, Landfill (Compacted Domestic Waste) site to ensure continued safety. PetroSA is committed to ensuring the security of energy supply and safety of the environment and the community at large. PetroSA will provide updates once as more information becomes available

PetroSA Gas to Power Initiative aimed at Powering the Nation

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”.

PetroSA confirms settlement of the amounts owed to UOG Sparta as per the services rendered by the shipping company. We further reaffirm that no legal documentation has been served as alluded to in the article.

PetroSA values the relationship it establishes with its partners globally, therefore, has continued to engage with UOG Sparta through their contracted party in an effort to resolve the matter amicably.

PetroSA continues to be committed to delivering on its mandate of ensuring the security of energy supply and a sustainable turnaround of the business to ensure long term sustainability.