Gwede Mantashe urges Total to move speedily to bring Brulpadda oilfield into production

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe. File Photo: IOL
Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe on Thursday urged Total, the French oil company to move speedily to bring the Brulpadda oilfield into production at the Africa Oil and Power conference in Cape Town.
“I urge Total to move speedily to the stage of production,” he said.
At the beginning of this year Total confirmed the existence of gas condensates in the Brulpadda field and at the time Mantashe said this discovery could be a “game-change” for South Africa.