Tetra4 Proprietary Limited (BNDES-TETRA4PROPLTD)

  • South Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Brazil National Development Bank (BNDES)
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Bank Risk Rating
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Tetra4 Proprietary Limited
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 55.72 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ BNDES website

Updated in EWS Aug 2, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 15, 2019

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project is the first phase of development and commercialization of a 36.4 billion standard cubic feet natural gas and 0.87 Bcf helium field in South Africa, and the construction and operation of a 52-kilometer gas gathering pipeline system and of a new micro-scale liquefied natural gas and helium liquefaction plant with an expected daily production capacity of up to 50 tons per day of LNG and up to 450 kilograms per day of helium. 

Investment Description
  • Brazil National Development Bank (BNDES)

Proposed OPIC Guaranty: Up to US$40,000,000 to be financed by OPIC (12 year term). 

Private Actors
  • Tetra4 Proprietary Limited -- Implementing Company
Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.