Ghana Gas Shuts Down Atuabo Gas Plant For Maintenance
The Ghana National Gas Company will from today, 4th October 2021 commence a two-week routine planned maintenance shutdown at the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant. The shutdown, which will end on 18th October 2021, is to allow engineers to carry out maintenance of the plant to ensure its efficient operation. In a statement
from Corporate Communications office of the Ghana National Gas Company, the company said the two week maintenance will enable installation of key components of processing plant. During the maintenance schedule, there shall be an installation of High Integrity Pressure Protection System HIPPS and the maintenance works
also on the replacement of Small Bore Piping SBP, Heat Exchanges HEX cleaning, replacement of damaged the Product Cooler, replacement of defective valves and re calibration of all our Safety Critical Equipment including Pressure Safety Valves, it said. The statement assured that the Ghana Gas is working with stakeholders to also
minimize any power supply shortfalls also. The Board, Management and the Maintenance team of Ghana Gas wishes to assure all its stakeholders that we will all be working with our partners to ensure system stability during the shutdown period and minimize the impact on power supply, it added. The Communications Director of the Ghana Gas, Owusu Bempah, said the maintenance
shutdown is within normal annual routine maintenance but also added that there would be a press briefing on the Wednesday to give further technical details on the shutdown. The Atuabo Gas Processing plant as of 4th October shutdown was processing between 130-140 million standard cubic feet of lean gas daily to power electricity generation plants, predominantly Aboadze Thermal Plant.