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Songo Songo Gas Development and Power-Generation Project

Name

Songo Songo

Location

On and offshore Songo Songo island, 15km from the Tanzanian mainland and 200km south of Dar es Salaam

Fields

One

Discovery

1974

Water Depth

Between 2m and 8m

Reserves

Proven, probable and possible reserves of 783 billion cubic feet

Wells

Six – three onshore and three offshore

Production

Via subsea pipeline

Pipelines

After processing, through a 25km, 12in pipeline to the mainland, then through a 207km, 16in pipeline to the Ubungo power plant

Capital Expenditure

$320m

Process Equipment

2 × 35Mmscf/d processing units (dehydration and refrigeration)

Power Generation

190MW (about 45% of national capacity)

Production

2004

Operator

Globeleq (gas field and plant operated by PanAfrican Energy through an operatorship agreement with Songas and a production-sharing agreement with TPDC)

Project Sponsors

Globeleq (previously AES Sirocco) and PanAfrican Energy
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