Mantashe berates Shell seismic survey protesters
Mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe says protests could deter further investment in the struggling economy
Mineral resources & energy Minister Gwede Mantashe accused opponents of Shell’s planned seismic survey off the Wild Coast of mounting “unrelenting attacks” on the Anglo-Dutch oil giant, which could deter investment in the country.
The company’s planned survey, which has prompted various protests across the country and a legal challenge, was approved by former energy minister Ngoako Ramathlodi in 2014. ..