Gas Transmission Pipeline Infrastructure

 Intended gas transmission pipeline infrastructure

The Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Development of a Phased Gas Pipeline Network in South Africa was commissioned in April 2017 by the National Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), National Department of Energy (DoE) and National Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), as well as iGas, Eskom and Transnet.

 Extension to Public Comment Period

On 17 July 2020, Minister Barbara Dallas Creecy, published Government Gazette 43528, Notice 788 with the intention to identify geographical areas which are of strategic importance when planning gas transmission pipeline infrastructure, in terms of section 24(3) of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998). These areas, which are called Strategic Gas Pipeline Corridors, are identified in the Schedule of Notice 788. The environmental attributes associated with these corridors were determined through the specialist assessments prepared as part of the Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Development of a Phased Gas Pipeline Network in South Africa, 2019. 

 

The intended gas transmission pipeline infrastructure, in terms of section 24(3) of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 are:

Phase 1: Saldanha to Ankerlig and Saldanha to Mossel Bay

Phase 2: Mossel Bay to Coega

Phase 3: Richards Bay to Secunda and Gauteng

Phase 4: Mozambique (Southern Border) to Richards Bay

Phase 5: Abraham Villiers Bay (Northern Cape) to Saldanha and Ankerlig

Phase 6: Abraham Villiers Bay (Northern Cape) to Oranjemund

Phase 7: Coega to Richards Bay

Phase 8: Rompco Pipeline Corridor

Phase 9: Shale Gas Corridor and Inland Corridor from Saldanha to Coega

 

Downloadable Data:

The Following data is available for download from the Download Tab.

Gas Pipeline Corridors Dataset contains spatial data for Strategic Gas Pipeline Corridors.

Note: Registration / sign in is required to download the data.

 

Downloadable Documents:

Documents Description Upload date Format File Size

 Government Gazette

GNR 43528, Notice 788, pages

Gazetted: 17 July 2020

pdf

606KB

 Gas Network kmz

Strategic Gas Pipeline Corridors

21 July 2020

kmz

184KB

 Gas Network map

Map of Strategic Gas Pipeline Corridors

22 July 2020

png

237KB

 SEA Report

SEA for the Development of a Phased Gas Pipeline Network in SA,  December 2019

22 July 2020

pdf

383MB

Generic EMP Gas Pipeline, 2020

Generic Environmental Management Programme (EMPr) for Gas Pipeline Infrustructure

5 August 2020

pdf

2,2MB