Taifa Gas, Tanzania’s leading Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) supplier plans to construct a gas plant and storage facilities in Mombasa at the Dongo Kundu Special Economic Zones.
Taifa Gas has sent an environmental impact assessment study report to the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) for approval.
“The proposed plant is designed to store propane, butane and LPG mix of various grades for domestic, commercial and industrial use,” said Nema. The terminal project will have 12 LPG spheres, each with a capacity of 2,500 tonnes, adding up to 30,000 tonnes.
It will also have other facilities including one bullet tank of 200 tonnes, a pump room, fire-fighting system, driveway and truck parking facilities, bulk loading area, ablution block, power control room and a weighbridge.
The East African further reports that other companies that have applied for the license to tap in the submerged gas pipeline from the new Kipevu Oil Terminal (KOT2) include Aevitas Investment, Mombasa Gas Terminal Limited (MGT), Lions Gate limited, Focus Container Freight Station and Mansa East Africa Limited.