Supply & Demand

North Africa: Boost in LNG and gas exports on the cards

Rising gas production in North Africa will propel growth in the region’s gas and LNG exports despite increasing gas demand in countries such as Egypt Rising gas production in North Africa will propel growth in the region’s gas and LNG exports despite increasing gas demand in countries such as Egypt.
By Abhishek Kumar 29 September 2017 0 27777
Offshore oil and gas platform Gas will continue to play a pivotal role in meeting energy demand in North African countries. (Eni)

Gas is gaining prominence in North Africa’s energy mix as countries such as Egypt and Algeria focus on reinvigorating their upstream sectors. Gas will continue to play a pivotal role in meeting energy demand in North African countries, but upstream developments in Egypt and Algeria will see greater commercialisation of the fuel by boosting pipeline gas and LNG exports from the two countries.

The energy landscapes of North African countries such as Egypt are becoming more favourable to gas development, which has renewed interest from IOCs...