Oil and gas could evidently be the biggest players in creating millions of direct and indirect jobs for both countries.
Data suggests that the Free State has 23-billion cubic feet of gas underground, but only exploration can confirm this.
The offices are to facilitate Lesedi’s diversification and enable the company to better service clients in the mining and minerals industry.
Priority developments planned within each of the five local municipalities of the West Coast District opens up new opportunities for investors.
For many reasons, the Western Cape is experiencing a net inflow of people, attracted to the province’s good infrastructure and opportunities in several strong economic sectors.
Two recent reports have concluded that South Africa’s grid could be flexible enough, and renewables supported by gas could provide base load.
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is optimistic that South Africa’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) will attract foreign direct investment (FDI).
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The official launch in April 2017 of the Maluti-A-Phofung SEZ was a significant event for the economy.
Two new economic trends will benefit the economy of KZN and attract investors to South Africa’s east coast: the Oceans Economy and the move to gas.