Client: TotalEnergies EP South Africa Block 567 (Pty) Ltd (TEEPSA)

TotalEnergies - Proposed Offshore Exploration in Block 5/6/7, South-West Coast, South Africa

April 19, 2022

TEEPSA and its partners are applying for Environmental Authorisation to undertake exploration activities in Block 5/6/7 off the South-West Coast of South Africa.  TEEPSA proposes to drill one exploration well, and success dependent, up to four additional wells within an Area of Interest within the Block.  The Area of Interest is located offshore roughly between Cape Town and Cape Agulhas, approximately 60 km from the coast at its closest point and 170 km at its furthest, in water depths between 700 m and 3 200 m (locality map available for download below).  SLR has been appointed to undertake the required Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA).

Status

Registration to participate in the ESIA process and to receive information:

Notice is hereby given of the intention to apply for an Environmental Authorisation and undertake a public participation process in terms of the EIA Regulations 2014 (as amended) promulgated in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (No. 107 of 1998) (NEMA).  To register as an interested and/or affected party (I&AP) for this ESIA, please download and complete the registration form below.

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Registered I&APs will be notified when the draft Scoping Report is released for comment, as well as the details of scoping meetings, in May 2022.  Please ensure you register on the project database to receive future notices.