Africa is the most vulnerable continent to climate change even though its emissions are relatively low compare to others. Furthermore, energy security in the continent is a real concern with its growing population. Thus, governments have been examining clean and affordable energy sources such as Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) for their use and/or production and export. This paper examines the role of LNG within four countries legal frameworks: Morocco, Egypt, Ghana and Senegal. Each of these countries has its own objectives and LNG history, and each allocates different roles to LNG depending on, inter alia, resource availability, energy access rate and energy transition policy. The research concludes that LNG is a viable supply choice for African countries tackling poverty, in need of more downstream energy, and affected by climate change.