Mozambique begins building of Temane gas and power project

Construction works on the 450MW Temane gas and power challenge in Mozambique has begun. The country’s President Filipe Nyusi ceremonially laid the primary stone to mark the beginning of the challenge.
The challenge located in Inhassoro, Inhambane Province, includes building of Temane-Maputo power line, and an LPG plant. Supply for the ability and LPG services will come from the PSA venture and entails an investment of US $760 million from Sasol.
The project upon completion will provide 30,000 tonnes per yr of LPG, accounting for greater than 70% of local demand and lowering the necessity for imports. Gas will go to the 450 MW Temane power plant. The PSA may also produce four,000 barrels per day of sunshine oil. PSA will start producing in 2024. Power provides are expected in 2025.
Potential customers
Sasol Petroleum Mozambique is the operator of the PSA. It covers three fields: Inhassoro, Pande and Temane. Work contains growth wells and a processing facility. The Instituto Nacional de Petróleo (INP) has reported the PSA discoveries have gas in place volumes of round 2.5-3 trillion cubic toes, with recoverable volumes of 1-1.5 tcf. Sasol has additionally discovered 30-40 million barrels of liquids.
The Temane power plant will supply power to Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) underneath a 25-year contract. Sasol and Globeleq closed the financing for the project in December 2021. EDM has been in discussions with a number of potential customers. Factors include Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA). EDM has raised the potential of rising power exports to Zimbabwe from January 2025, when CTT starts up. The Mozambique company has additionally mentioned supplies from CTT to Eswatini and South Africa’s Eskom.
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