Trans Saharan Gas The Longest Planned Pipeline in Europe, M. East & Africa to 2022 – GlobalData

Analysis of the planned and announced trunk/transmission oil and gas pipelines in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) shows that the Trans Saharan Gas project pipeline is the longest planned pipeline with a length of 4,400km. The African Renaissance Project pipeline and the Gasnosu pipeline follow with lengths of 2,600km and 2,100km, respectively, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

The Trans Saharan Gas project pipeline begins in Nigeria and is an onshore pipeline. It is expected to start operations in 2021. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (45%), the Republic of Niger (10%) and Sonatrach SPA (45%) are its stakeholders, and Trans Saharan Natural Gas Consortium is the operator. The pipeline has a total capex of $12bn.

The African Renaissance Project pipeline starts in Mozambique and has a proposed length of 2,600km. It is an onshore gas pipeline and is expected to start operations in 2021. China National Petroleum Corporation (20%), Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos EP (28%) and Profin Consulting Sociedade Anonima (28%) are its stakeholders. The pipeline has a total capex of $6bn.

The Gasnosu pipeline, which also starts in Mozambique, is the third-longest planned pipeline, with a length of 2,100km. It is an onshore gas pipeline and is expected to start operations in 2020. Gigajoule International (Pty) Ltd has a 49.6% stake, but the other stakeholders are unknown. Matola Gas Co. is its operator, and the pipeline has a total capex of $4bn.

The Iranian Gas Trunk line-IGAT IX pipeline, which starts in Iran, is the fourth-longest planned pipeline, with a length of 1,900km. It is an onshore gas pipeline and is expected to start operations in 2020. National Iranian Gas Co. has a 100% equity stake in the pipeline and is also the operator. The pipeline has a total capex of $6bn.

The fifth-longest planned pipeline, Trans Anatolian (TANAP), starts in Turkey, with a length of 1,850km. It is an onshore gas pipeline and is expected to start operations in 2018. Botas Petroleum Pipeline Corporation, BP Plc and State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic have 30%, 12% and 28.4% stakes, respectively, but the other stakeholders are unknown. Tanap Dogalgaz Iletim AS is the operator. The pipeline has a total capex of $8bn.

 

Source: Energy Mix Report

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