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Mozambique Exports First LNG to Help Ease European Crunch

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Eni’s Coral-Sul floating liquefied natural gas vessel off Mozambique’s northern coastline.
Eni’s Coral-Sul floating liquefied natural gas vessel off Mozambique’s northern coastline.Source: ENI
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Mozambique flagged off its first shipment of liquefied natural gas, exports that could help ease Europe’s energy crunch as Russia squeezes supplies.

For Mozambique -- one of the world’s poorest nations -- it marks the end of a decade-long wait to monetize one of Africa’s largest offshore gas fields. President Filipe Nyusi announced the cargo’s departure in a statement Sunday.