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Feedstock supply questions linger for Senegal’s nascent GTP capacity

Issue 507 - 10 Jun 2024 - By Marc Howard , Waly Dione Faye | 2 minute read

Future supply of feedstock for the 300MW West African Energy (WAE) Cap des Biches plant and the other new gas-to-power (GTP) capacity planned by state utility Société Nationale d’Electricité du Sénégal (Senelec) remains contingent on infrastructure development.

The most promising source of gas is the offshore 25tcf Yakaar-Teranga (Y-T) project, now operated by US independent Kosmos Energy following BP’s exit last year.

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