Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly reported yesterday that Australian Challenger Energy had applied for shale gas exploration rights in the Karoo.
Sunset (read the proof here)
In the article, Mining Weekly accurately reported the path of Challenger starting with Bundu Oil & Gas in South Africa.
A letter attached as part of a report to shareholders of Sunset Energy (The company between Bundu and Challenger) reported that the company had managed to re-instate and even increase a rejected mining application by ‘leveraging our connections in South Africa’.
The company’s explanation of just what this ‘leveraging’ entailed, and who it involved, will be fascinating, and will no doubt be explored as the licensing process unfolds.
Watch this space.