Mozambique begins development of Temane gasoline and power challenge

Construction works on the 450MW Temane gasoline and power venture in Mozambique has begun. The country’s President Filipe Nyusi ceremonially laid the first stone to mark the start of the venture.
The project situated in Inhassoro, Inhambane Province, entails building of Temane-Maputo energy line, and an LPG plant. Supply for the facility and LPG facilities will come from the PSA venture and entails an investment of US $760 million from Sasol.
The challenge upon completion will provide 30,000 tonnes per yr of LPG, accounting for more than 70% of local demand and lowering the necessity for imports. Gas will go to the 450 MW Temane energy plant. The PSA will also produce four,000 barrels per day of light oil. PSA will begin producing in 2024. Power supplies are anticipated in 2025.
Potential prospects
Sasol Petroleum Mozambique is the operator of the PSA. เกจวัดแรง covers three fields: Inhassoro, Pande and Temane. Work includes improvement wells and a processing facility. The Instituto Nacional de Petróleo (INP) has reported the PSA discoveries have fuel in place volumes of around 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 power plant will supply energy to Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) under a 25-year contract. Sasol and Globeleq closed the financing for the challenge in December 2021. EDM has been in discussions with a number of potential customers. These include Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA). EDM has raised the possibility of increasing power exports to Zimbabwe from January 2025, when CTT begins up. The Mozambique firm has also discussed provides from CTT to Eswatini and South Africa’s Eskom.
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