- The Ghana Gas Company (GNGC) may soon construct a $700 million gas processing plant in the country, which is expected to be finished in two years
- The mega gas project partners with other establishments, such as Integrated Logistic Bureau Ghana Limited, Jonmoore International, and Phoenix Park Limited
- The facility will be located in the Western Region of Ghana and produce natural gas liquids that may be converted into pure propane, butane, and pentane components
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The Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) has signed a project implementation agreement for a second gas processing plant with its joint venture partners.
A source close to the management shared this information with YEN.com.gh exclusively while asking to remain anonymous. According to them, the CEO of Ghana Gas, Dr Ben K. D. Asante, signed the agreement on behalf of GNGC and Dr Hilton John Mitchell signed on behalf of the other joint venture partners: Integrated Logistic Bureau Ghana Ltd, Jonmoore International, Phoenix Park Limited, and African Finance Corporation.
The anonymous source said:
The $700 million gas plant is a second processing plant to increase the intial processing facility in the country. It is expected to be fully completed in 2024.
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The facility will be known as GPP Train 2 and will have a 150 million standard cubic feet capacity per day that can be increased to 300.
The gas plant site will be at Atuabo in the Ellembele District of the Western Region. The mega plant will convert natural gas liquids into pure propane, butane, and pentane components, which are then stabilised into condensate components.
The plant will include utilities, a liquid waste treatment system, a storage area, and an extra compressor package at the Atuabo Mainline Compressor station.
Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, the Board Chairman of Ghana National Gas Company, stated:
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The new facility will significantly contribute to Ghana's gas output, aid in its industrialisation, and provide energy requirements by avoiding power shortages. One thousand jobs will be generated during construction.
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