Ethiopia/Djibouti: Gas pipeline project launched

Issue 319 - 10 Mar 2016 | 2 minute read

Djibouti President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh on 3 March presided over a foundation stone-laying ceremony for a gas pipeline, liquefaction plant and export terminal at Damerjog to enable Ethiopia to export gas to China. An official statement said the new 700km pipeline will transport up to 12bcm/yr of natural gas from Ethiopia to Djibouti. The liquefaction plant will have capacity to produce up to 10m t/yr of liquefied natural gas.

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