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Collaboration is key for African gas-to-power

The continent needs more regional cooperation to expand its gas sector, panellists told Petroleum Economist’s LNG to Power Forum

Africa is chronically short of power, but the energy transition threatens to leave the continent even further behind, panellists said at Petroleum Economist’s LNG to Power EMEA forum. However, the issue is “energy access rather than the transition [itself]”, Tabrez Khan, consultancy EY’s director of EMEIA oil and gas strategy and transactions, told delegates. Gas should have an important role in plugging the continent’s supply gap because it can provide baseload generation capacity, says Mike Theobald, director for energy transition at engineering and consultancy firm WSP. “Regional collaboration is the way to unlock that value [from FSRUs]” Mike Theobald, WSP At present, Afri

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