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South Africa gas shortfall sparks concerns of a potential economic crisis

# The Energy Council of South Africa has issued a warning, predicting a significant drop in the country’s natural gas supply within the next three to four years. The council’s CEO, James Mackay emphasised that the anticipated halt in production by Sasol from its Mozambique fields between 2026 and 2027 poses a serious risk, potentially triggering South Africa’s next economic crisis. With processing plants closing and a decline in gasoline and diesel production, Mackay suggests meeting the needs through imports.