masangane 2

Physical address:
7 Mispel Street 
Cape Town
Postal address:
P.O Box 5111
Cape Town

Switchboard: +27 21 938 3500

 Petroleum Agency SA also known as “PASA”, has been designated by the government as the official agency responsible for the promotion and regulation of South Africa’s petroleum resources. The agency regulates and monitors exploration and production activities and is the custodian of the national exploration and production database for petroleum.

Its role was statutorily endorsed in June 2004 in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act of 2002

In terms of strategy, the agency actively seeks out technically competent and financially sound clients to whom it markets acreage, while ensuring that all prospecting and mining leases are for the long-term economic benefit of South Africa. By application of appropriate technology, the agency improves the understanding of the commercial potential of South Africa’s natural oil and gas resources in order to attract investment, both locally and internationally.

PASA Vision

A vibrant upstream petroleum industry in South Africa.

PASA Mission

To promote, facilitate and regulate exploration and sustainable development of oil and gas in South Africa.

PASA aspires to be a world class organisation, committed to:
  • Professional Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Direct, Open, Consultative Communication
  • Transparency
  • Respect
  • Teamwork
  • Active Regard for Our Natural Environment
  • Corporate Social Responsibility in an Empowering, Vibrant Workplace Where Diversity Is Valued.

Vision and Mission

 To secure reliable and affordable diversified energy security solutions for the South African economy by 2030.

To provide and enable sustainable energy security solutions for South Africa in order to contribute to economic development and alleviate poverty in an environmentally responsible manner.

About CEF


CEF SOC Ltd. is involved in the search for appropriate energy solutions to meet the energy needs of South Africa, the Southern African Development Community and the sub-Saharan African region, including oil, gas, electrical power, solar energy, low-smoke fuels, biomass, wind and renewable energy sources.