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 venture located in Inhassoro, Inhambane Province, entails construction of Temane-Maputo energy line, and an LPG plant. Supply for the facility and LPG services will come from the PSA project and entails an funding of US $760 million from Sasol.
The challenge upon completion will provide 30,000 tonnes per 12 months of LPG, accounting for more than 70% of native demand and reducing the necessity for imports. Gas will go to the 450 MW Temane energy plant. The PSA may also produce 4,000 barrels per day of sunshine oil. PSA will begin producing in 2024. Power provides are anticipated in 2025.
Potential prospects
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 found 30-40 million barrels of liquids.
The Temane power plant will provide energy to Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) underneath a 25-year contract. Sasol and Globeleq closed the financing for the venture in December 2021. EDM has been in discussions with numerous potential prospects. These embody Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA). EDM has raised the potential of rising power exports to Zimbabwe from January 2025, when CTT starts up. เกจวัดแรงดันnuovafima has also discussed provides from CTT to Eswatini and South Africa’s Eskom.