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South African Karoo shale gas to be exploited by Challenger Energy

By Nilima Choudhury
Published: Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Shell, Falcon and Chevron lodge applications to explore semi-desert region

Australia-based oil and gas explorer Challenger Energy has applied for exploration rights for a 1m acre (4,047km2) site in South Africa’s semi-desert region, the Karoo.

Challenger’s 95% owned subsidiary Bundu Gas & Oil Exploration, honed in on an area originally drilled in the late 60s by energy...

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