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Zimbabwe: Pilot Gas Production And Electricity Generation To Start In 2024

Zimbabwe: Pilot Gas Production And Electricity Generation To Start In 2024

Shangani Energy Exploration (SEE), the company exploring coal bed methane in the Matabeleland North Province said it will start a pilot gas production for power generation in 2024.

SEE, a joint venture between Sinosteel of China and ZIMASCO intends to invest nearly US$800 million to develop gas wells and build a 400 megawatts (MW) power station. SEE said in a recent update on the project:

Results of the above works (phase one) will inform the second phase which is expected to be the sinking of new gas wells after successful application for production special grant status.

This will be the start of gas production for power generation as well as liquefaction to LNG (liquid natural gas) which can be a substitute for diesel in converted lorries and buses.

Pilot gas production and electricity generation on a small scale is planned for 2023/24 and this will encourage larger levels of investment. More work for phase three will be scoped in due course, again informed by results of the second phase.

Exploration work was restarted in July 2021, involving core drilling of one hole on each of the three special grants planned at various approximate depths between 450 and 1 000 metres.

Core drilling was completed in September 2021 at 690 metres at the first special grant and core samples were taken for evaluation of methane gas content through desorption tests.

SEE is in the process of finalising arrangements for wireline logging to be carried out in the hole completed at this first special grant.

More: The Herald


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10 Comments

shuto 1 month ago

mmmm


Armed Robbery 2 months ago

Ahhh You can clearly see that Zanu will rig on 2023, how can you say you start 2024 when you don't knw what will be the outcome on 2023 presidential election?........for Instance, you haven't wrte Ordinary level but ur nw looking for A. level place when you haven't write Ordinary level apa usina ma resullts......apa that's the same as Mnangagwa ungati we will start 2024 while usati wa winner presidential election acho apa achiitwa next year nce, munhu apa achitiza kugadzirisa economy right nw wotaura na 2024 nxaaaa


H 1 month ago

Its a campaigning trick

Dispenser 2 months ago

Panenge lava kuda kuita dhiziri kuchinhoyi apa


MuPfungwe Chaiye 2 months ago

Dai makazviita kare kwete apa pamava kutsvaga mavotes nenhema idzi. Come 2023


Joe Brownn 2 months ago

Stop that noise2024 why not now.


Chapwititi Kestombela 2 months ago

When are you going to stop lying dear NEW DECEPTION 🤔🤔🤔🤔


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Kyiv 2 months ago

Totenda dzanwa dzaswera ne benzi


Makelanwi 2 months ago

Election Gimmick,2024 hmmmm.


zvakaoma 2 months ago

vatanga ma mega deals kkkkkk



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