Browsing: Kalahari Desert


A small oil and gas exploration company that has offices in Africa, North America and United Kingdom is drilling into what it believes could be a massive onshore oil deposit under and alongside an ecologically and culturally important swath of the Kalahari Desert in northeast Namibia and northwest Botswana.

The firm known as Reconnaissance Energy Africa {ReconAfrica} says its Continued research findings present a picture of generating 100 billion barrels of oil and gas, a quantity roughly equal in volume to the proven oil reserves of Kuwait or the United Arab Emirates.

This Timely and good news however are facing a probable opposition from two United bodies and other independent entities who are arguing that in an event of this it will threaten local water supplies as well as the livelihoods of Indigenous people as the  exploration site is found in a region also home to two United Nations Educational, …