Oil and Gas

12 reasons why gas should be part of Africa's clean energy future

A tower flaring gas at an LNG processing plant in Nigeria Image: REUTERS/Paul Carsten

Mark Thurber
Associate Director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, Stanford University
Todd Moss
Founder and Executive Director of the Energy Growth Hub, and nonresident fellow, Center for Global Development
Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Oil and Gas is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Oil and Gas

Have you read?
Share of Africa in global gas demand, production (2018) and new discoveries (2011-2018)
Share of Africa in global gas demand, production (2018) and new discoveries (2011-2018) Image: IEA Africa Energy Outlook 2019
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Oil and GasAfricaEnergy Transition
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Fossil fuels 101: Everything you need to know

Olivia Rosane

March 29, 2023

About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum