To boost gas use across southern Africa A cooperation agreement has been signed to build a $6 billion, 2,600 km pipeline to send natural gas from offshore Mozambique to South Africa, the partners in the project said Tuesday. The planned link will help monetize the vast gas resources of Mozambique’s Rovuma Basin and meet growing demand in South Africa for gas for power generation. The line will also provide offtake opportunities for other countries in southern Africa along the way and will also deliver gas to key towns and settlements across Mozambique. Article continues below… The Rovuma Basin is thought to hold more than 200 Tcf of gas, enough for the planned LNG projects and the pipeline. The pipeline cooperation agreement is the most concrete step taken yet to realize the project and “assures the financing commitments required for the pre-investment and engineering […]