CGG: Proposed 3D Speculative Seismic Survey off the Southeast Coast, South Africa

23 November 2023 | Client: CGG Services SAS (CGG)

CGG Services SAS (CGG) is proposing to undertake a speculative 3D seismic survey off the Southeast Coast of South Africa. The survey area of interest is located roughly between Gqeberha in the east and a point approximately 120 km southeast of Plettenberg Bay in the west. The survey area is located between 45 km and 120 km from the coast at its closest point and in water depths of between 200 m and beyond 4 000 m. SLR has been appointed by CGG to undertake the required Basic Assessment process as part of an Application for Environmental Authorisation.


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PASA issued an Environmental Authorisation for the proposed project on 16 November 2023 and notified the Applicant of the decision on 22 November 2023. The full Environmental Authorisation is available for download below. For information-purposes, the full Final BAR is also still available for download.

Various appeals were lodged against the decision issued on the project. The Appeals Directorate is currently dealing with these appeals.

Environmental Authorisation