Liquefied Natural Gas Importation Project

As part of the Western Cape Government’s commitment to growing the Green Economy, the Department of Economic Development and Tourism is embarking on a project to determine the economic-technical feasibility of importing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) into the province with specific focus on the West Coast region (Saldanha Bay-Cape Town Corridor).

The project is being led by the Chief Directorate: Green Economy

 Research reports:

1. Environmental Screening and Safety Study for the proposed LNG terminal at Saldanha and associated pipeline infrastructures to Atlantis and Cape Town, August 2014. (CSIR)

2. Preliminary assessment of the marine environmental conditions for LNG shipment and transfer operations for an area within the Port of Saldanha, September 2014. (CSIR)

3. Preliminary assessment of the marine environmental conditions for LNG shipment and transfer operations for the West Coast of South Africa, September 2014. (CSIR)

4. Pre-Feasibility report for the importation of natural gas into the Western Cape with specific focus on the Saldanha Bay-Cape Town Corridor, March 2013. (H Visagie)

5. The socio-economic impact of importing LNG into the West Coast of the Western Cape, February 2015. (Deloitte)

6. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Importation: Evaluating the Risks, June 2016 (PwC)

Contact

Dr Fernel Abrahams

Project Manager

Tel: +27 21 483 2006

Fernel.Abrahams@westerncape.gov.za


 

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