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Oil & Gas

Analysis: Can Mozambique LNG survive the fossil fuel phase out?

Mozambique’s plans for massive LNG expansion rest on the assumption that LNG will have a key role to play in a green energy future – but this is not necessarily the case. Zitamar News looks at the likely greenhouse gas (GHG) emission intensity of Mozambique’s LNG projects, what the operators are doing to measure and mitigate them – and whether a second phase of LNG development in Mozambique can be assumed, as the world transitions away from fossil fuels.

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