News Bulletin

10 Years in Safety

The Southern African Gas Association (SAGA) would like to take the opportunity to thank all those who attended SAGA’s 10 year anniversary celebration. Held last week Friday, at the Barnyard Cresta, the event was attended by SAGA Members, Industry specialists and the SAGA team. Roy Lubbe, Chairman of SAGA, opened the celebration with a reflection on the progress of SAGA and its growing role within the gas industry. While turning attention to the economic potential


The Safety and Technical Advisory Council (STAC) was established on the 20th September 2016, this body serves as a transparent, non- biased, non-competitive advisory council that gives insight on Safety and Technical queries for the Methane Based Gas Industry. The Southern African Gas Association (SAGA) governs STAC, as it was established under its umbrella as an advisory body that reports directly to SAGA. STAC’s objective is to render insight to the Methane Gas based Industry

Natural Gas and SAGA

Natural gas is a world-wide low emitting, affordable carbon fuel source. Within the Southern African context, natural gas is used in both domestic and industrial environments. Established in 2009, the Pressure Equipment Regulations (PER) was introduced in South Africa to the natural gas market with the expectation that this regulation will ensure safety of use and good practise. PER regulates natural gas and this regulation requires all equipment to be verified by a designated institution.