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Strategic Implications of Shale Gas Development in South African Power Generation Sector


Benefits and Dangers of the Fracking Saga in the Karoo

This research service provides a strategic analysis of the implications of shale gas development in South Africa. The research service explores the market drivers, restraints, and challenges from a cost benefit perspective pertaining to both the environment and the economy. Key focus is based on implications of shale gas in South Africa's power generation sector and how to benchmark shale gas as a feedstock in the nation's energy matrix. The research service provides a market development analysis that historically tracks milestones in the emergence of the South African shale gas market. The research service is designed to be a pre-market outlook at the potential implications of the development of the shale gas market in South Africa.

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary


  • Contents
  • Executive Summary
  • Technology Overview & Definitions
  • Global Benchmarking

2. Benchmarking Shale Gas in the South African Energy Sector


  • Benchmarking Shale Gas in the South African Energy Sector
  • Industry Challenges
  • Drivers and Restraints
  • Market Development Analysis
  • Regulatory Framework
  • South African Natural Gas Market
  • Job Creation and Industry Revenue Contribution Analysis
  • Infrastructure Requirements Analysis

3. Conclusions


  • Conclusions
  • The Frost & Sullivan Story
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