South Africa eyes FSRU pair for long-delayed LNG import scheme

Coega, a nice place in East Cape but thats not the best place to hook up to the existing network in South Africa. The only existing pipeline does not even come close, so all the LNG will either have to be locally used, or it has to be trucked away or they have to build a new pipeline to the big population centers which is a big undertaking. By South African standards it will be ready in 2055. Much better would have been to put the terminal into Richards Bay, a protected port that has plenty of local industries that would sure appreciate the new gas plus one of the spurs of the only pipeline in South Africa ends down there. This could be put into reverse flow which would allow getting new gas to Gauteng. Has anyone with a logistics mind thought this through? 

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