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Amec Foster Wheeler wins Sasol contract in Mozambique

  • Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) Field Development Project detailed design and engineering contract by Sasol in Mozambique
  • Continues long-term engagement with Sasol
  • Follows completion of early engineering works

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a detailed design and engineering contract by Sasol Petroleum Mozambique Limitada for Phase 1 Tranche 1 of the PSA development for surface facilities, located at Temane, 600km north of Maputo in Mozambique.

The scope of work and contract is for a new integrated oil, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and gas project, including flowlines for the fields, located adjacent to Sasol’s and its partners’ existing Temane Central Processing Facility.

Amec Foster Wheeler previously completed the early engineering works for the project. This included the development of a Local Content Plan which produced a comprehensive plan to maximise the use of local Mozambican suppliers, contractors and labour during execution of the project.

Roberto Penno, Amec Foster Wheeler Group President for Asia, Middle East, Africa & Southern Europe
This award reinforces Amec Foster Wheeler’s position as a leading Oil & Gas service provider in Mozambique. We have delivered many projects for Sasol and its partners in-country, including building the original Temane facility. For this project, we will deploy our extensive expertise to this development which will see further hydrocarbon resources produced to support Southern African growth.
Roberto Penno, Amec Foster Wheeler Group President for Asia, Middle East, Africa & Southern Europe

This project marks the first phase of the PSA development which covers a contract area of some 1,790 square kilometres and is central to Sasol’s development plans to drive its growth in Southern Africa.

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Amec Foster Wheeler in Africa


Amec Foster wheeler has been operating in Africa for more than 30 years and currently has over 800 specialists delivering projects in the Oil & Gas, Mining, Environment and Infrastructure and Clean Energy markets.


To date, Amec Foster Wheeler has worked continuously with Sasol on projects since 1995 and has played a key role in developing the Mozambican upstream industry. Amec Foster Wheeler was the FEED and EPCm contractors on the original Temane and Pande Projects which created the upstream industry in Mozambique. We have recently successfully completed two further EPCm projects for Sasol in Mozambique.


PSA (Production Sharing Agreement) - is a licence agreement between Sasol Petroleum Mozambique Limitada, the Government of Mozambique and Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos, EP (ENH). It defines the terms and conditions under which Sasol may conduct petroleum operations in the PSA contract area.



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