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At Shell, we believe that South Africa has untapped oil and gas potential that will play an increasingly important role in meeting the energy challenge in the future. With any great opportunity comes great responsibility. Our global experience with exploration and production of oil and gas means that we are qualified to do the job right — to explore for oil and gas in South Africa in a safe and responsible way.

Shell has has been awarded exploration right in the Orange Basin Deep Water area situated off the Northwest Coast of South Africa and applied for exploration rights in an area in the Karoo in central South Africa.

• Orange Basin 
• Karoo Basin 

Jetty fitters fitting hoses to a Shell Rig