Floating LNG in the Ascendancy in Africa

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  • Floating LNG (FLNG) is all the rage in sub-Saharan Africa, with new projects under way in the Republic of Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, and Senegal, and another planned for Mozambique.
  • Developers see FLNG as the cheapest and easiest way to monetize the continent’s offshore gas reserves, with technology always improving.
  • Host governments are less keen on FLNG schemes, however, as they employ few locals and do little to stimulate the wider economy.

The Issue

Security Risk , Resource Access, LNG Projects, Liquefaction, LNG Supply
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