DRC

Congolese methane gas projects in Lake Kivu move forward

A methane extraction platform on Lake Kivu.
A methane extraction platform on Lake Kivu. © Pablo Porciuncula/AFP
Three methane gas blocks in the Congolese part of Lake Kivu have been awarded to North American companies. The DRC hopes to catch up with its neighbour Rwanda, which already has a power plant fuelled by methane from the lake. [...] (787 words)
Issue dated 18/01/2023 Reading time 4 minutes
Further reading

Sign up for real-time alerts and be notified of new editions!  

Once registered, you will be notified by a short message on your computer or mobile phone as soon as a new edition of our publication or an alert is published. Stay informed anytime, anywhere!