Port Said-Arish Gas Pipeline

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Port Said-Arish Gas Pipeline, also known as GASCO Pipeline or Egypt Gas Pipeline, is an operating gas pipeline in Egypt.


The pipeline runs from Port Said to Al Arish, Egypt.[1] It connects to the Arish–Ashkelon Pipeline[2].

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Project details

  • Operator: Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company
  • Owner:Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company
  • Parent company: Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company
  • Capacity:
  • Length: 235 Kilometers
  • Diameter: 36,42 inches[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start year:
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  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:


The details of this pipeline are not clear, but in January 2020 it was reported that it was in use to connect gas from the Leviathan and Tamar gas fields in Israel's offshore waters to Port Said. Previously, a portion of the pipeline that crosses the Sinai Desert was attacked.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. "Israel's Stake in the Egyptian Natural Gas Pipeline: Strategic and Economic Benefits". INSS. Retrieved 2022-01-04.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "بالصور.. التفاصيل الكاملة لمسار خطى الغاز العربى والإسرائيلى بسيناء .. يبدأ من منطقة الجميل بمحافظة بورسعيد .. ويسير لمسافة تصل إلى 41 كيلو ثم يعبر أسفل قناة السويس إلى سيناء - اليوم السابع". اليوم السابع (in العربية). 2011-02-05. Retrieved 2022-07-17.
  3. Cairo, Dov Lieber in Tel Aviv and Amira El-Fekki in. "Israeli-U.S. Consortium Begins Pumping Natural Gas to Egypt". WSJ. Retrieved 2022-01-05.

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