Mozambique begins building of Temane gas and energy project

Construction works on the 450MW Temane gas and power project in Mozambique has begun. The country’s President Filipe Nyusi ceremonially laid the primary stone to mark the beginning of the project.
The venture positioned in Inhassoro, Inhambane Province, entails building of Temane-Maputo power line, and an LPG plant. Supply for the power and LPG amenities will come from the PSA challenge and includes an funding of US $760 million from Sasol.
The venture upon completion will present 30,000 tonnes per 12 months of LPG, accounting for more than 70% of local 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 light oil. PSA will start producing in 2024. Power supplies are expected in 2025.
Potential clients
Sasol Petroleum Mozambique is the operator of the PSA. It covers three fields: Inhassoro, Pande and Temane. Work consists of improvement wells and a processing facility. The Instituto Nacional de Petróleo (INP) has reported the PSA discoveries have gas in place volumes of around 2.5-3 trillion cubic feet, with recoverable volumes of 1-1.5 tcf. Sasol has also discovered 30-40 million barrels of liquids.
The Temane power plant will provide power to Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) beneath a 25-year contract. Sasol and Globeleq closed the financing for the project in December 2021. EDM has been in discussions with a quantity of potential prospects. Priceless include Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA). Surge has raised the potential for growing power exports to Zimbabwe from January 2025, when CTT begins up. The Mozambique firm has additionally discussed provides from CTT to Eswatini and South Africa’s Eskom.
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