Browsing: Natural Gas as a Transition Fuel in Africa

CNG filling station
  • The “Master Gas” CNG filling station, the first of 12 planned stations, has a capacity of 11,000Kg of CNG, serving well over 800 vehicles daily.
  • Vehicles powered by CNG emit about 25% less CO2, contributing to Tanzania’s consumption of clean, environmentally friendly energy.
  • The filling station is a joint investment by TAQA Arabia and JCG Oil & Gas.

Tanzania has marked a significant milestone with the inauguration of its inaugural Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station in the port city of Dar es Salaam. The commissioning ceremony, overseen by Dr. Doto Mashaka Biteko, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy of Tanzania, celebrated the joint investment by TAQA Dalbit, a tie up between TAQA Arabia and JCG Oil & Gas.

“We are on the cusp of a transformative shift in Tanzania’s energy landscape. With the dedication and foresight of industry leaders like TAQA Dalbit, we are ushering in an era …

Natural Gas

The recent formalization of an agreement to advance what is being hailed as South Africa’s most substantial liquefied natural gas (LNG) endeavor in the Mpumalanga province underscores the potential of natural gas as a viable energy source for the nation. This accord, described as a “non-binding term sheet,” represents a collaboration between South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Afro Energy. The latter is a subsidiary of the Australian gas exploration company Kinetiko Energy.…