ExxonMobil and Vopak plan to work together on a feasibility study assessing the feasibility of setting up an LNG regasification terminal in South Africa.
The plan will look at the infrastructure needed to bring LNG to South Africa.
In a statement issued today (15 December), ExxonMobil LNG Market Development President Irtiza Sayyed said: ‘ExxonMobil is excited to work with Vopak to evaluate innovative approaches to bring competitive LNG projects to South Africa.
‘As a gas industry leader with strategic access to LNG supplies around the world, ExxonMobil is well-positioned to supply cleaner, reliable energy to power South Africa in the future.’
Kees van Seventer, President, Vopak LNG, added: ‘Our collaboration with ExxonMobil will allow us to leverage our global expertise and experience to develop resilient and efficient LNG infrastructure for South Africa. With our presence of nearly 25 years in South Africa, we are committed to enhance Vopak's terminal network in the country with sustainable infrastructure solutions.’