We are planning to commence a 3D seismic survey off the Wild Coast, where we believe there may be potential hydrocarbon deposits beneath the seabed. We have met all the legal obligations to undertake this activity in line with the regulations and received the necessary approvals. This has also been confirmed by Government.

Shell is a responsible and leading operator globally, and applies stringent controls and international best practice guidelines to its operations. Best practice procedures are well established and in line with the latest research obtained worldwide. Shell also participates in joint industry programmes, including Sound and Marine Life Joint Industry Programme, which is at the forefront of leading research for sound in the marine environment.

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