Eni has began gasoline manufacturing from the Sankofa discipline within the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) Integrated Oil and Gas Project, in Ghana, on schedule throughout the previous weekend. The discipline will present 180 million customary cubic ft per day (mmscf/d) for no less than 15 years, sufficient to transform to gasoline half of Ghana’s energy era capability.
Production began from two of the 4 deep-water subsea wells linked to the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel John Agyekum Kufuor. After the ultimate steps of commissioning of the offshore services, manufacturing will regularly stream through a devoted 60km pipeline to the Onshore Receiving Facility (ORF) in Sanzule, the place gasoline will then be compressed and distributed to Ghana’s nationwide grid.
OCTP is the one deep offshore non-associated gasoline improvement in Sub-Saharan Africa completely destined to home consumption and it’ll assure secure, dependable, reasonably priced gasoline provides to Ghana. The undertaking was developed with the assist of the World Bank, and it has a strategic relevance: gasoline from OCTP may help Ghana shift from oil-fueled energy era to a cleaner energy supply, with monetary in addition to environmental advantages, and contribute to the Country’s sustainable financial improvement.
“OCTP combines worth creation with social and environmental sustainability”, stated Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi. “OCTP gasoline will contribute to Ghana’s vitality stability, which is a prerequisite for industrial and financial progress, whereas on the similar time serving to scale back dangerous emissions. It is an proof of Eni’s dedication to sustainable improvement and long run partnership with host international locations, the place we will develop provided that we develop collectively”.
“GNPC is delighted that the OCTP improvement has reached this milestone”, stated GNPC CEO Dr KK Sarpong, “and can assist Eni on the additional steps to make sure gasoline supply to the Ghanaian market reaches its anticipated volumes within the shortest time frame”.
Eni has been current in Ghana since 2009 by way of its subsidiary Eni Ghana. Eni is Operator of the OCTP Integrated Oil&Gas Development Project (Eni 44.44%, Vitol 35.56%, GNPC 20%) which, with its report start-up (three months forward of schedule) and an accelerated ramp-up, reached the height manufacturing one 12 months forward of the event plan. With the achievement of gasoline begin up, OCTP total oil and gasoline manufacturing can attain as much as 85,000 barrels of oil equal per day. (Source: ENI – Image: John Agyekum Kufuor FPSO)
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