PetroSA to look anew at LNG project

Business Day Live 8 November 2012.

NATIONAL oil company PetroSA has revived its plans to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) in order to supplement gas supplies to its Mossel Bay gas-to-liquids plant, its main source of revenue, the company said on Wednesday.

Importing the gas will prolong the lifespan of the refinery amid dwindling gas supplies from existing offshore gas fields.

It has appointed the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to manage the environmental impact assessment process for its proposed liquefied natural gas project in Mossel Bay.

The process is due to commence next month, PetroSA said…

(Editor’s note: This sounds reasonable, but oh for an Integrated energy Plan, to make sure all the right things are considered and debated.)

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