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The Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa also known as “PetroSA” is is the national oil company of South Africa.

The company holds a portfolio of assets that spans the petroleum value chain, with all operations run according to world-class safety and environmental standards. PetroSA was formed in 2002 upon the merger of Soekor E and P (Pty) Limited, Mossgas (Pty) Limited and parts of the Strategic Fuel Fund, another subsidiary of CEF.

The core business activities of PetroSA are:

  • The exploration and production of oil and natural gas
  • The participation in, and acquisition of, local as well as international upstream petroleum ventures
  • The production of synthetic fuels from offshore gas at one of the world’s largest Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) refineries in Mossel Bay, South Africa
  • The development of domestic refining and liquid fuels logistical infrastructure
  • The marketing and trading of oil and petrochemicals.

PetroSA operates the FA-EM, South Coast gas fields as well as the Oribi and Oryx oil fields. The producing gas fields provide feedstock to the Mossel Bay GTL refinery.

Outside South Africa, the company has exploration acreage in Equatorial Guinea and Namibia.

PetroSA’s GTL refinery produces ultra-clean, low-sulphur, low-aromatic synthetic fuels and high-value products converted from natural methane-rich gas and condensate using a unique GTL Fischer Tröpsch technology.

Key commodities produced include unleaded petrol, kerosene (paraffin), diesel, propane, liquid oxygen and nitrogen, distillates, eco-fuels and alcohols. Its world-class synthetic fuels and petrochemicals are marketed internationally.

PetroSA Vision

To be a leading integrated provider of oil, gas and petrochemicals in African and global markets.

PetroSA Mission

To be the leading provider of hydrocarbons and related quality products by leveraging its proven technologies and harnessing its human capital for the benefit of its stakeholders.

PetroSA Values

  • Stewardship
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Transparency
Ms. Sandisiwe Ncemane
Interim CEO
Physical address:

151 Frans Conradie Drive,
Cape Town

Postal address:

Private Bag X5,
Cape Town

Head office Switchboard:
+27 21 929-3000
Mosselbay Switchboard:
+27 44 601-2911