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FLNG to lead Africa’s gas boom

Although FLNG projects could boost gas use in Africa, much needs to happen before this can occur Although FLNG projects could boost gas use in Africa, much needs to happen before this can occur.
By Felix Janvrin 30 May 2018 0 31066
An Anadarko drillship A drillship off the coast of Mozambique. (Anadarko)

Cheaper FLNG technology is poised to improve the commerciality of gas assets in Africa, but a dearth of effective infrastructure and legislation could stymie onshore gas development, upstream industry leaders have said. 

Perenco and Golar LNG have pioneered a new model for the continent’s industry in developing the Cameroon FLNG project, which shipped its first cargo earlier this month. The Hili Episeyo FLNG is the second in the world to reach commercial status and has proved it is possible to use a repurposed LNG carrier for...