Construction works on the 450MW Temane gas and energy challenge in Mozambique has begun. The country’s President Filipe Nyusi ceremonially laid the first stone to mark the start of the challenge.
The challenge positioned in Inhassoro, Inhambane Province, includes building of Temane-Maputo power line, and an LPG plant. Supply for the facility and LPG amenities will come from the PSA challenge and entails an funding of US $760 million from Sasol.
The project upon completion will provide 30,000 tonnes per year of LPG, accounting for more than 70% of native demand and lowering the need for imports. Gas will go to the 450 MW Temane energy plant. The PSA may also produce four,000 barrels per day of light oil. PSA will begin producing in 2024. Power supplies are expected in 2025.
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Sasol Petroleum Mozambique is the operator of the PSA. It covers three fields: Inhassoro, Pande and Temane. Work includes development wells and a processing facility. The Instituto Nacional de Petróleo (INP) has reported the PSA discoveries have gasoline in place volumes of round 2.5-3 trillion cubic ft, with recoverable volumes of 1-1.5 tcf. Sasol has additionally found 30-40 million barrels of liquids.
The Temane energy plant will provide power to Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) beneath a 25-year contract. Sasol and Globeleq closed the financing for the venture in December 2021. EDM has been in discussions with a variety of potential prospects. เกจวัดแรงดันถังแก๊ส (ZESA). EDM has raised the potential for increasing energy exports to Zimbabwe from January 2025, when CTT begins up. The Mozambique company has additionally mentioned supplies from CTT to Eswatini and South Africa’s Eskom.