Mozambique begins construction of Temane gasoline and energy project

Unique on the 450MW Temane gasoline 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 positioned in Inhassoro, Inhambane Province, entails building of Temane-Maputo energy line, and an LPG plant. Supply for the power and LPG services will come from the PSA challenge and entails an investment of US $760 million from Sasol.
The challenge upon completion will present 30,000 tonnes per yr of LPG, accounting for more than 70% of native demand and decreasing the need for imports. Gas will go to the 450 MW Temane power plant. The PSA may even produce four,000 barrels per day of light oil. PSA will begin producing in 2024. Power supplies are expected in 2025.
Potential prospects
Sasol Petroleum Mozambique is the operator of the PSA. It covers three fields: Inhassoro, Pande and Temane. Work includes 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 also found 30-40 million barrels of liquids.
The Temane power plant will supply power to Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) under a 25-year contract. Sasol and Globeleq closed the financing for the venture in December 2021. EDM has been in discussions with numerous potential clients. These embrace Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA). EDM has raised the potential for growing energy exports to Zimbabwe from January 2025, when CTT starts up. The Mozambique company has also discussed provides from CTT to Eswatini and South Africa’s Eskom.
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