Gas set to shine as African nations wake up to potential

 

The Cinderella of energy, natural gas, is at last taking to the stage across Africa as countries embrace it as a cheap source of energy.

By 2017 Africa had proven natural gas reserves of 503.3 trillion cubic feet, according to the International Energy Agency. Until recently however, it was oil that was the focus of energy developers.

Where gas was found in quantity such as West Africa, it was largely flared off as waste....

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