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Sharjah National Oil Corporation and Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority Sign Gas Sales Agreement to Supply Natural Gas
 
Sharjah National Oil Corporation and Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority Sign Gas Sales Agreement to Supply Natural Gas


Sunday, May 21, 2017 (Sharjah) - Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) and Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) have signed a full Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) targeting the supply of Natural Gas for power generation in the Emirate of Sharjah. The Agreement was signed by Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Petroleum Council and President of SNOC and Dr. Rashid Alleem, Chairman of SEWA.

SNOC, in a Joint Venture with its partner Uniper, will organise the importation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) into the Port of Hamriyah in the Emirate of Sharjah in the UAE and supply Natural gas to the three power stations operated by SEWA.

First gas deliveries to SEWA from the Joint Venture will be in early 2019. Some of the gas will flow from the Hamriyah port receiving jetty directly into the SEWA ‘Hamriyah’ power station. Additional gas will flow to SNOC’s Sajaa gas field complex and will supply the other SEWA power stations. The Project will utilise a new, state of the art Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) that will be moored permanently in Hamriyah Port. The vessel will deliver natural gas into the pipeline system to support the requirements of customers throughout the UAE. 

The Gas Sales Agreement supplying of Natural Gas for power generation in the Emirate of Sharjah been singed in the presence of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Supreme Petroleum Council and Engineer Hatem Al Mosa Chief Executive Officer of SNOC.

Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, SPC Deputy Chairman and SNOC President, commented: “We have committed the capability of the LNG import project to provide a smooth and reliable supply of energy to further enhance power generation within the Emirate of Sharjah. Further, we will make reliable gas supplies available throughout the Emirates as a strategic energy infrastructure asset for the nation, to meet the growing demand for energy by residential, industrial and utility consumers. The Joint Venture to import the LNG between SNOC and Uniper has considerable capabilities and experience in natural gas activities to achieve the planned targets.”

Dr. Rashid Alleem, Chairman of SEWA, commented: “The local supply of natural gas, landing directly into Sharjah will enhance the economy, reliability and security of electrical power supplies to all our residential and industrial customers. The vast flexibility provided by importing LNG as an energy source will assist in meeting the winter and summer energy demands for the foreseeable future.” 

Hatem Al Mosa, CEO of SNOC, commented: “The petroleum sector of Sharjah has a long heritage of 34 years in providing gas supplies to customers throughout Sharjah and the Northern Emirates and we are pleased to be able to resume the role as a major energy supplier within the UAE. The project objective is to close the gas supply/demand gap in Sharjah and the Northern Emirates with room for expansion to support energy demand across the country for many years to come.”

 

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Posted on : Sunday, May 21, 2017  9:34:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
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