Progress Report of Ghana Gas’ works on “Dumsor”; Optimistic of Meeting 12 Days Deadline

•The vent lines of the existing facilities have been decommissioned and tied to the new vent lines.

• The inlet tie-in works completed and leakage test conducted to about 87barg. Leakage test was successful.

• The Emergency Shutdown Valve (ESDV23011) termination works ongoing.
• The inlet and outlet of the Bypass Facility (ie. Schlumberger equipmernt) are both isolated and decommissioned pending the uninstallation of the pipelines.

• Sandpapering of the new pipelines, cleaning and painting of the new pipelines are ongoing, and they are expected to be completed tomorrow (Friday, 5th April, 2019).

• Levelling of the chippings under the main pipe rack commenced.

• Back filling and repositioning of the valve supports for the inlet valves to the Separators are ongoing, and they are expected to be completed tomorrow (Friday, 5th April, 2019).

• Loop check of ESDV23011 and ESDV23012 completed.

• Inerting of the VRA 1.5Km pipeline is ongoing.

• Completion of Gross Leakage test
It is expected that gas into the station for commissioning purpose only will start tomorrow (Friday, 5th April, 2019) and completed on Saturday, 6th April, 2019.

Once completed, gas can be exported to VRA at Aboadze on Sunday, 7th April, 2019 ahead of target.

Even though, the schedule twelve-day shutdown has seen significant progress over the few days, Ghanaians are being assured that power will be restored after the full completion of the reverse flow.

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