Draft Gas Amendment Bill on Track

Department of Energy

The Draft Gas Amendment Bill has been drawn up and a cabinet memorandum is ready for submission.

The energy department revealed this during a briefing in parliament 2nd and 3rd quarter performance reports for 2017/18.

The department also announced that Draft Regulations in respect of the Maximum Refinery Gate Price of LPG had been completed and internal processes to facilitate implementation were ongoing.

A Draft Cabinet Memo with a decision on the need for a new oil refinery was completed and the internal process to finalise it was underway.

According to the then energy minister, David Mahlobo, the integrated resource plan was ready for publishing. Energy demand has been revised downwards.

Sabinet Cape Town Office