AOP 2017: Southern Africa Panel Highlights

World-class gas discoveries in Mozambique and Tanzania and ongoing frontier exploration throughout Southern Africa have transformed the energy dynamics in the region. As South Africa grapples with chronic power shortages, the region’s countries have been brought together by energy interdependence resulting in historic collaborations through gas pipelines and an LNG exchange. Meanwhile, countries like Mozambique and Tanzania by the challenges and opportunities of bringing their gas discoveries to market and how much of their resources to reserve for local uses. Our diverse panel examines the political and market forces that are shaping a new energy paradigm for the entire region. Panelists from Africa Oil and Power 2017 discussed these issues in Cape Town. See a recap of the conversation here.