TPDC Completes Pipeline To Mnazi Bay
Aminex and Solo Oil reported that the regional pipeline connecting Dar es Salaam to Mnazi Bay has been completed. According to Aminex, Tanzania’s state-run TPDC informed it that hydrostatic pressure testing was set to begin.
The construction of the processing plant on Songo Songo Island is reported by TPDC as approximately 95% complete and it is expected that commercial production of gas fromKiliwani North will commence late in H1 with stabilized production rates achieved during Q3.
Neil Ritson, Solo’s chairman, commented, “The project remains on track for first commercial sales in the mid-year and once the gas sales agreement comes into force we will consider our option to double our interest in the project from 6.5% to 13%.”