Shell pulling back from shale in South Africa - CNBC Africa

Shell pulling back from shale in South Africa

Southern Africa

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Shell pulling back from shale in South Africa. PHOTOS: gautengrsa

Royal Dutch Shell is pulling back from its shale projects in South Africa due to lower energy prices, its country manager said on Monday.

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"The reason to go to a low cost holding position ... is as a result of a difficult period for world (prices)," Shell South Africa chairman Bonang Mohale told Johannesburg station Talk Radio 702.

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