Atuabo–Aboadze Gas Pipeline

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Atuabo–Aboadze Gas Pipeline is an existing natural gas pipeline, running from Atuabo to Aboadze, Ghana.

Location

The pipeline runs from a gas processing plant near Atuabo to the Takoradi Thermal Power Station, in Aboadze, in Western region, Ghana. A lateral pipeline runs from Esiama, halfway along the pipeline, to a regulating and metering station in Prestea, also in Western region.

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Background

The Atuabo–Aboadze Gas Pipeline is part of Phase 1 of Ghana's Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Development Project. A 20-inch, 111-km pipeline runs from an onshore processing plant at Atuabo to the Takoradi Thermal Power Station in Aboadze; a lateral 75-km pipeline connects the main pipeline to Esiama. The pipeline has a capacity of 150 million cubic feet per day, or 1.5 billion cubic meters per year. It is owned by Ghana National Gas Company, and was completed in April 2019, with Sinopec as the construction contractor. Financing was provided by the Chinese Development Bank.[1][2]

Project Details

  • Operator: Ghana National Gas Company
  • Parent Company: Government of Ghana
  • Current capacity: 1.5 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length: 186 kilometers
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Date: April 2019

Articles and resources

References

  1. Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Development Project, Hydrocarbons Technology, accessed 18 June 2020.
  2. Ghana Gas connects pipeline to Aboadze power enclave, Business Ghana, 10 Apr. 2019.

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