Mozambique LNG on track to start resettlement this year

Mozambique could lay the first stone of the LNG site resettlement village this year, but it still has work to do finding buyers for its gas Mozambique could lay the first stone of the LNG site resettlement village this year, but it still has work to do finding buyers for its gas.
By Leigh Elston 19 October 2017 0 28039
A ship offshore Mozambique performing a gas flow test. A flow test being performed off Mozambique. (Anadarko)

The government of Mozambique is taking the final steps towards starting the resettlement process for families from the Rovuma Basin LNG project site, delegates at the Mozambique Gas Summit in Maputo heard on Thursday.

The government plans to begin its appeals process for families being resettled on 26 October, said Celmira Frederico Pena da Silva, governor of Cabo Delgado province. A smooth appeal process, known locally as a ‘moratorium’, will pave the way for laying the first stone of the resettlement village.

Communities have 30 days to...

Log in or register for a free trial to continue reading this article

Already a subscriber?

If you already have a subscription, sign in to continue reading this article.

Log me in

Not a subscriber?

Sign up for 7-day trial access to this and more premium content. It's free.

Sign up now