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Senegal unveils tentative midstream plans

The government is pushing ahead with studies on national gas-to-power infrastructure despite fresh doubts over the finances of state power firm Senelec The government is pushing ahead with studies on national gas-to-power infrastructure despite fresh doubts over the finances of state power firm Senelec.
By Felix Janvrin 15 August 2019 Middle East & Africa / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 34488
An artist's impression of operations at the Tortue field between Senegal and Mauritania. (BP plc)

The key issue: Senegal’s petroleum ministry has begun disclosing details of its midstream infrastructure in advance of the planned conversion of heavy fuel oil power stations to run on gas.

Interfax analysis: Consultation documents held by Senegal’s petroleum ministry reveal plans to build 427 km of gas pipelines across the country at a cost of $256 million. According to early estimates, three power plants with a total capacity of 400-530 MW stand to be converted by 2021 at the cost of CFA 41 billion ($61...

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