Namibia power, Kudu

Namibia: Government pushes Kudu gas field development despite South Africa export doubts

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Issue 495 - 14 Nov 2023 - By Marc Howard | 6 minute read

First discovered in 1974, the offshore Kudu gas field could provide substantial gas-to-power capacity for Namibia’s domestic market and for export to South Africa. Officials say it will proceed independently of recent massive Orange Basin discoveries further south, but industry observers are sceptical of the electricity export plans, citing the lack of transmission infrastructure with South Africa, write Our Namibia Correspondent and Marc Howard.

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