Bastion Oil and Gas (“Bastion”) is a start-up South African oil and gas exploration and production company. Bastion is focused on South African onshore gas that can be utilised for independent small scale power generation projects and/or used in conjunction with renewable power generation projects.


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April 21, 2024

Appointment of Mr Mthozami Xiphu as Bastion’s Chief Operating Officer

Bastion Oil and Gas South Africa (Pty) Ltd (“Bastion”) is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Mthozami Xiphu as its Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) effective from 1 May 2024 (Bastion Oil & Gas). Mr Xiphu is a seasoned oil and gas professional with a B. Juris (UPE) law…
South African Oil and Gas Exploration Companies EnergyResources & Renewables
April 1, 2024

Give South African Oil and Gas Exploration Companies some credit

Often not understood is that oil and gas exploration companies do not as a rule go public with detailed technical information on all their gas exploration activities and time periods.  They keep their technical and commercial intellectual property (IP) to themselves.  Even those gas exploration companies that are listed must…
onshore gas exploration EnergyResources & Renewables
March 8, 2024

Kinetiko Energy’s Promising Start in 2024: Unveiling Gas Wealth in South Africa’s Mpumalanga

As South Africa tackles its energy needs and searches for long-term solutions, Kinetiko Energy's recent exploration in Mpumalanga Province shows promise. The company began its 2024 onshore gas exploration activities in January by drilling a core hole (270-08C) north of Memel. This initial exploration has revealed promising signs, including layers…