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Understanding Natural Gas and LNG Options

Get insights to help shape your natural gas project design.

Natural gas development and uses are important components of a clean energy future and could enable public entities and private companies to generate more power from abundant indigenous resources or from imported gas (in the form of LNG or pipeline gas) – building deeper and broader gas markets for the benefit of all. This handbook focuses on the factors that exporting or importing nations on the continent need to consider when making decisions about natural gas development in general and more specifically the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects related to the export and import of LNG.

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Tool Snapshot
  • Partner agency: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), Power Africa, U.S. Department of Energy

  • Provides: Market insights, information on the natural gas sector

  • Eligibility: Energy companies looking to do business in Africa