South African Sasol has resumed production of natural gas in the southern Mozambican province of Inhambane after cyclone Dineo, which battered 12 districts of the territory in mid-February, Club of Mozambique informed.
According to Petroleum Africa, the company revealed that the storm did not disrupt its oil and gas production. Sasol implemented response procedures, which protected its personnel and assets.
However, efforts are being made to resume extractive activity in search of new sources of gas and oil in the Production Sharing Agreement area, but it has had to be temporarily suspended.
Sasol is the main source of natural gas for consumers in South Africa and Mozambique. It extracts the gas from existing reservoirs in Temane and pumps it to a plant in South Africa.
The tropical cyclone Dineo caused the deaths of seven people in Inhambane province and affected more than 600,000 people.