The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) is about to construct a cooking gas storage facility at the Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd (KPRL). The transfer is expected to ease the importation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) into the country, increasing competition amongst oil entrepreneurs and, in turn, bringing down the price of the gasoline.
The facility is also anticipated to allow gamers to import cooking fuel via the Open Tender System (OTS), a fuel importation mechanism supervised by the Petroleum Ministry that contracts oil corporations with the bottom bids to import petroleum merchandise on behalf of the trade. The bulk storage facility, to be owned by the government, might also usher in an period of worth controls for cooking gasoline.
เกจวัดแรงดันปั๊มลม has started the search for an organization that it said would provide engineering designs for the proposed facility, which will inform the process of selecting a contractor for the construction works.
The advisor may also undertake environmental impression evaluation as well as LPG demand within the Kenyan market. “The proposed new facility is to be designed as a ‘common user’ facility for dishing out LPG to interested parties by way of rail siding, truck loading, and bottling services,” said KPC in tender documents.
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“KPC is desirous of implementing storage capability of a minimal of 25,000 metric tonnes in the medium term and 50,000 metric tonnes in the long term topic to confirmation after undertaking the LPG demand study.” The facility at KPRL, which KPC runs by way of a lease, will be linked to the second Kipevu Oil Terminal (KOT 2), which is nearing completion.
In 2005, a research jointly performed by the Ministry of Energy and The World Bank beneficial that LPG storage amenities with total capacities of 8700 tonnes be arrange in the three cities including Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu, and the two main towns of Eldoret and Nakuru.
Meanwhile, KPC is seeking a transaction adviser to assist it conclude the takeover of the defunct KPRL because it seeks to boost its storage capability. KPRL was positioned underneath the administration of KPC in 2017 as a storage facility for imported crude oil after Indian investor Essar did not revive the country’s only oil refinery.
KPRL has forty five tanks with a total storage capacity of 484 million litres. About 254 million litres is reserved for refined products whereas 233 million litres is for crude oil.
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