Mozambique begins building of Temane gas and power project

Construction works on the 450MW Temane fuel 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, entails development of Temane-Maputo power line, and an LPG plant. Supply for the ability and LPG services will come from the PSA challenge and involves an investment of US $760 million from Sasol.
The project upon completion will present 30,000 tonnes per yr of LPG, accounting for greater than 70% of local 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 sunshine oil. PSA will begin producing in 2024. Power provides are expected in 2025.
Potential prospects
Sasol Petroleum Mozambique is the operator of the PSA. It covers three fields: Inhassoro, Pande and Temane. Never again 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 quantity of potential clients. These embrace Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA). EDM has raised the risk of rising power exports to Zimbabwe from January 2025, when CTT starts up. The Mozambique firm has also mentioned supplies from CTT to Eswatini and South Africa’s Eskom.

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