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Cameroon heralds a new era of African LNG exports

The start of LNG exports from Cameroon in May could accelerate the development of FLNG projects in Africa and boost domestic gas utilisation in the country The start of LNG exports from Cameroon in May could accelerate the development of FLNG projects in Africa and boost domestic gas utilisation in the country.
By Abhishek Kumar 5 June 2018 0 31151
A well in the Etinde permit A well off Cameroon. (Bowleven)

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Upbeat on West Africa’s LNG exports

Cameroon’s Hilli Episeyo FLNG vessel started exporting in May, a development that will support LNG supplies from the Middle East and Africa (MEA). It has also made Cameroon West Africa’s fourth LNG supplier after Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea and Angola. Moreover, the Hilli is the first operational FLNG vessel in the MEA and only the second in the world. Its startup could not only accelerate the growth of FLNG technology in sub-Saharan Africa, but also...