National petroleum company on the cards

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JOHANNESBURG - Cabinet has given the green light to a process to establish a single National Petroleum Company.

The entity will be made up of the three current subsidiaries of the Central Energy Fund, which includes PetroSA, the Strategic Fuel Fund and iGas.

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PetroSA's financial troubles have been in the spotlight for some time with the Auditor-General saying in his 2017/18 report that it faces the risk of not being able to continue operating in future.

Meanwhile, the Strategic Fuel Fund is in a court battle to invalidate its controversial 2015 sale of SA's strategic oil stocks.


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