Construction works on the 450MW Temane gas and power 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 located in Inhassoro, Inhambane Province, involves development of Temane-Maputo energy line, and an LPG plant. Supply for the facility and LPG amenities will come from the PSA venture and involves an funding of US $760 million from Sasol.
The project upon completion will present 30,000 tonnes per 12 months of LPG, accounting for more than 70% of local demand and lowering the necessity for imports. Gas will go to the 450 MW Temane power plant. The PSA will also produce 4,000 barrels per day of sunshine oil. เกจวัดแรงลม will begin producing in 2024. Power supplies are anticipated in 2025.
Potential customers
Sasol Petroleum Mozambique is the operator of the PSA. It 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 gasoline in place volumes of round 2.5-3 trillion cubic toes, with recoverable volumes of 1-1.5 tcf. Sasol has also discovered 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 challenge in December 2021. EDM has been in discussions with numerous potential clients. These include Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA). EDM has raised the chance of growing energy exports to Zimbabwe from January 2025, when CTT begins up. The Mozambique company has also mentioned provides from CTT to Eswatini and South Africa’s Eskom.