Abqaiq-Yanbu NGL pipeline

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Abqaiq-Yanbu NGL pipeline is an operating natural gas liquid pipeline in Saudi Arabia.[1][2]


The pipeline runs from Saudi Aramco's Abqaiq processing facilities in the Eastern Province to Yanbu' al Bahr (Yanbu) in the Al Madinah Province in Saudi Arabia.[3][4]

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Pipeline Details

  • Owner: Saudi Aramco[2]
  • Capacity: 290,000 bpd[5]
  • Length: 1,193 km / 741 miles
  • Diameter: 48 inches[2]
  • Status: Operating[2]
  • Start Year:


Abqaiq-Yanbu NGL pipeline runs to East-West Crude Oil Pipeline and serves petrochemical plants in Yanbu. According to a 2017 EIA report, it is Saudi Arabia's largest NGL pipeline.[5]


  1. Annual Statistics Bulletin, OPEC, 2012, p.75
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (2017). "Annual Statistical Bulletin 2017" (PDF). OPEC.org.
  3. United States Central Intelligence Agency (2007). "Middle East oil and gas". Library of Congress.
  4. "Jubail & Yanbu: The East-West Pipeline". Retrieved August 27, 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 United States Energy Information Administration (2017). "Saudi Arabia Overview". EIA.gov. Archived from the original on 2021-04-18. Retrieved August 10, 2020.

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