Abqaiq-Yanbu NGL pipeline

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Abqaiq-Yanbu NGL Pipeline, خط انابيب بقيق ينبع للغاز المسال known as Shedgum-Yanbu NGL Pipeline and East-west NGL Pipeline , is an operating natural gas liquid pipeline runs from Abqaiq in Eastern Province to Yanbu in the Red Sea coast in Saudi Arabia.[1][2][3]


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.[4][5]

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Pipeline Details

  • Operator: Saudi Aramco[5]
  • Owner: Saudi Aramco[2]
  • Parent: Saudi Aramco[5]
  • Capacity: 290,000 bpd[6]
  • Length: 1,171 km [7]
  • Diameter:
  • Status: Operating[2]
  • Start Year: 1982[7]


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.[6]


  1. Annual Statistics Bulletin, OPEC, 2012, p.75
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (2017). "Annual Statistical Bulletin 2017" (PDF). OPEC.org.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Jubail & Yanbu: The East-West Pipeline".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. United States Central Intelligence Agency (2007). "Middle East oil and gas". Library of Congress.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Jubail & Yanbu: The East-West Pipeline". Retrieved August 27, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. 6.0 6.1 United States Energy Information Administration (2017). "Saudi Arabia Overview". EIA.gov. Archived from the original on 2021-04-18. Retrieved August 10, 2020.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "معلومات مفصلة عن محطتي النفط المستهدفتين بالسعودية". العربية (in العربية). Retrieved 2023-02-06.

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