Draft Fracking Regulations and Minimum Requirements for Fracking Applications published for comment before 25 August 2022
12 July 2022
On 11 July the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment published Draft Regulations Pertaining to the Exploration and Production of Onshore Oil and Gas requiring Hydraulic Fracturing under the National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998.
The Minister also published her intention to prescribe Minimum Requirements for the Submission of Applications for an Authorisation, Right, Permit or Licence for the Onshore Exploration of Oil and Gas Intending to Utilise Hydraulic Fracturing.
The public has 45 days in which to comment on both (submissions are due before 25 August 2022).