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Mozambique will be transformed by gas reserves in 10 years

Anadarko predicts one of the poorest countries in the world will become the world's third largest LNG exporter

Mozambique's economy will, over the next 10 years, be transformed by the development of its estimated 277 trillion cubic feet (cf) of gas reserves.  Anadarko, lead operator of one of two pioneer projects in the Rovuma basin offshore the north of the country, predicts Mozambique could become the world’s third-largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG).  The country’s government does not want just to export, however: it also wants to use of a large chunk its gas domestically through developing downstream industries. But some are warning this could be an economic cul de sac for Mozambique. The country this year published its Gas Master Plan, outlining how it intends to develop its gasfi

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