Atuabo Gas processing plant resumes operations
The Atuabo Gas Processing Plant, which was shut down for
maintenance has resumed work following completion of the requisite
works on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
Ghana Gas thus resumed processing, production and supply of various
gas products on Thursday April 30, 2015 following re-introduction of
raw natural gas from the Jubilee Field’s FPSO Kwame Nkrumah to the
Subsequent supply to the downstream off-takers began the same day.
Ghana Gas is collaborating with the Volta River Authority to manage the
transition to full production within the coming days as the VRA
progressively increases its offtake of processed lean gas for power
production in the Aboadze Thermal Power enclave.
In a statement, the Board and Management of Ghana Gas commended
its plant engineers and other stakeholders for their diligence and
commitment to duty in completing the works ahead of schedule.
With the resumption of work, it expected power generation will see
some improvements to ease the power crisis.