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Bridging the energy transition gap in Sub-Saharan Africa

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18 May 2021

Bridging the energy transition gap in Sub-Saharan Africa

Report summary

Energy transition is the trending topic of 2021 as upstream operators scramble to devise credible decarbonisation strategies. The industry in Sub-Saharan Africa has some catching up to do. Investors and lenders demand action on emissions reduction and diversification. The question for operators is how? Reducing the region's 70 million tonnes of annual scope 1 & 2 emissions is a big ask. Efficiency, renewable power, strategic realignments, M&A, and carbon credits will all play a part but diversification into new energy offers big opportunities too.

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Decarbonisation: it’s do or die
  • How big is the problem?
    • Start with the simple stuff
    • A greener strategy
  • Dealing directly with carbon
  • New energy

Tables and charts

This report includes 3 images and tables including:

  • Decarbonisation strategies of key companies in SSA
  • Total 2020-2030 upstream scope 1 & 2 emissions by super-region
  • The Majors' operational and planned CCUS projects

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