ADC was approached by the Mozambican Electricity utility, Electricidade de Mocambique (EdM) to act as the Owner’s Engineer, Project manager and site supervision for the construction and commissioning of the High-Pressure Customer Metering Station (HPCMS) in Chokwe.
The HPCMS receives Royalty gas from the Temane gas pipeline at approximately 110 BarG. The gas pressure is then stepped down in two stages to 6,6 BarG, to meet the Kuvaninga Power station gas requirements.
The notice to proceed was issued on 1 June 2016 with a planned construction schedule of 38 weeks. The plant was successfully commissioned in March 2017, two days ahead of schedule.
After the successful commissioning of the HPCMS, ADC will form part of the Sasol operations team; supplying site security and warehouse management. Included in the service is the very important task of, daily-gas-nominations to the Owners (EdM).