Sub-Saharan Africa suffers from a lack of reliable and affordable energy. Gas should be playing a vital role in solving the problem. However, under-investment in infrastructure, high costs and customers’ ability to pay have been fundamental barriers to date. Uncertain regulatory frameworks and inadequate governance have also hindered market development.
This report analyses three key factors that influence investment decisions in the region – upstream pricing, fiscal terms, and state participation to determine which countries offer the best combination of investor-friendly gas policies and top tier prospectivity.