Malcolm WoodSoekor (Pty.) Ltd.Cape Town The Bredasdorp basin is situated off the south coast of the Republic of South Africa, southeast of Cape Town and west-south-west of Port Elizabeth (Fig. 1)(83457 bytes). The basin covers about 18,000 sq km in generally less than 200 m of water. Production from F-A gas field, 85 km south of Mossel Bay, began in 1992 with gas and condensate being piped from a fixed platform to an onshore facility for conversion to liquid fuels. The reservoir for this field is in the upper part of the synrift shallow-marine succession. Two small satellite fields lie up to 25 km to the nort...

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