Is there an oil rig in Mossel Bay?

Is there an oil rig in Mossel Bay?

According to previous reports, the rig platform arrived in Mossel Bay on 21 August ahead of its deployment to the Outeniqua Basin. The basin is situated off the coast of Mossel Bay, where energy giant, Total, discovered gas condensate in 2019.

What do they do at mossgas?

Mossgas Gas Field Project buoy A 55m-high buoy enables Mossgas to control new production wells from the FA platform. The R34m buoy is the second of its kind in the world. It weighs 331t and the lower hull’s diameter is 8m. It is equipped with subsea control, as well as UHF / VHF and satellite communication systems.

What happened to mossgas?

The ‘flame of the Garden Route’ will be extinguished in 2020. The Mossgas project in Mossel Bay on the Garden Route is to close down at the end of next year, President Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed in Parliament on Thursday.

Where is PetroSA located?

Mossel Bay
The GTL Refinery is located in Mossel Bay….PetroSA.

Type Public
Headquarters Cape Town, Western Cape , South Africa
Key people Frans Baleni (Chairman) Pragasen Naidoo (Group CEO)
Products Petroleum Natural gas Petroleum products
Revenue R 10.357 Billion (2017)

Is there an oil rig in South Africa?

A joint venture partnership for Block 2B, located offshore South Africa, has secured a semi-submersible drilling rig from Island Drilling, a Norwegian contractor, to drill a high-impact exploration well later this year.

Where does South Africa get oil from?

South Africa imports Crude Petroleum primarily from: Nigeria ($2.14B), Saudi Arabia ($1.87B), Ghana ($506M), United Arab Emirates ($208M), and United States ($114M). The fastest growing import markets in Crude Petroleum for South Africa between 2019 and 2020 were Brazil ($81.4M), Spain ($45.1M), and Russia ($42.3M).

Who owns oil in 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.

Who makes petrol in South Africa?

PetroSA, or the National Petroleum, Gas and Oil Corporation of South Africa, is the country’s national oil company. It owns, operates and manages the South African government’s commercial assets in the petroleum industry.

Where is the orca rig now?

The vessel is currently at port MOSSEL BAY ANCH, ZA after a voyage of 3 years originating from port MOSSEL BAY, ZA.

How long has the orca oil rig been in Mossel Bay?

The state-of-the-art Orca Floating Production Storage and Offloading Facility (FPSO) has been in the employ of PetroSA and its predecessor, Soekor, since the 1980’s. The 44-year old Orca was originally a drilling rig that underwent conversion into a floating production platform in 1997.

How big is the orca oil rig?

Vessel Particulars

IMO number 8755015
Length Overall (m) 98
Beam (m) 110
Draught (m)
Year of Built 1970

Has oil been discovered in South Africa?

Total Makes Significant Discovery And Opens A New Petroleum Province Offshore South Africa. Paris, February 7, 2019 – Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin, 175 kilometers off the southern coast of South Africa.

Does Russia supply oil to South Africa?

South Africa does not directly import any crude oil, or refined product, from Russia. But back to globally rising crude oil prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the impact on the price of South Africa’s petrol, food and other goods, alongside upward inflation.

What does Russia supply South Africa with?

Africa imported $4-billion worth of agricultural products from Russia in 2020. Of the total, 90% was wheat and 6% sunflower oil.

Does South Africa get oil from Russia?

The oil price has jumped by over 60% so far this year, driven in part by an anticipated shortfall, firstly of Russian supply, but also by production capacity constraints in major exporters, as demand booms. South Africa imports about 60% of its fuel needs, according to Bloomberg.