By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Jan. 29 -- Globeleq, an operating power company and operator of the Songas gas-to-electricity project, has let an engineering and project management consultancy contract to Foster Wheeler South Africa (Pty.) Ltd. for the expansion of the Songo Songo Island gas processing facility in Tanzania. The value of the contract was not disclosed.
The Songo Songo Island gas processing facility is part of the Songas integrated gas-to-electricity facility. With the planned expansion of the gas processing plant, capacity will double to 140 MMscfd.
The processing plant processes natural gas from Songo Songo Island gas fields. The gas is then transported via a 225 km subsea and onshore pipeline to the Ubungo power station in Dar es Salaam and to other industrial users (OGJ Online, July 26, 2004, Newsletter).