- Jul 5, 2009
This well/field reportedly contains mostly gas, so it is much less valuable than oil, since it is harder to transport and process: https://www.businessinsider.co.za/impact-of-brulpadda-2019-2Refined oil, of we can produce enough, is pretty much a sovereign wealth fund. Problem is, as soon as we do make enough then Uncle Sam will come and "fix" our Human Rights, WMD and terrorist "problems".
Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural-gas_condensateWhat has been found?
A gas condensate – basically this is a “wet gas”, gas that contains a small amount of oil.