Alen–Punta Europa Gas Pipeline

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Alen–Punta Europa Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline, running from the Alen offshore gas field to Punta Europa, Equatorial Guinea.

Location

The pipeline would run from Alen offshore gas field, in the Gulf of Guinea, to the Punta Europa petrochemical hub, Bioko Norte province, Equatorial Guinea.

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Background

In November 2019, the oil ministry of Equatorial Guinea awarded a $90–100 million contract to Saipem to build a 70 km subsea pipeline connecting Noble Energy's Alen offshore gas platform to the Punta Europa petrochemical hub on Bioko Island. The pipeline would transport 950 million cubic feet of gas per day, and would start operation in early 2021.[1][2]

Project Details

  • Operator: Noble Energy
  • Capacity: 950 million cubic feet per day
  • Length: 70 kilometers
  • Status: Proposed
  • Start Date: 2021

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References

  1. Saipem wins $100 million Equatorial Guinea pipeline contract, Reuters, 6 Nov. 2019.
  2. Fidelis John, Equatorial Guinea to build US $100m subsea gas pipeline, Construction Review Online, 14 Nov. 2019.

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