A Mozambique/South Africa gas economy beckons but pieces still to fall into place

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Issue 446 - 23 Sep 2021 - By Dan Marks | 5 minute read

Moves by the South African and Mozambican governments to take control of the Rompco pipeline showed the fundamental shift in Pretoria’s strategic view, as big beasts Eskom and Sasol look to decarbonise. There is significant potential for a regional gas economy – underlined by urgent action to end the jihadist insurgency in Cabo Delgado – but past politics and indecision is tempering optimism, writes Dan Marks

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