Arish–Port Said Gas Pipeline

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


The pipeline runs from Arish to Port Said, Egypt.[1] It connects to the Arish–Ashkelon Pipeline (also known as the East Mediterranean Gas [EMG] Pipeline) to bring gas from the Leviathan and Tamar fields to Egypt.

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  • Owner: Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO)
  • Parent company: Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company
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  • Status: Operating
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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.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. "Israel's Stake in the Egyptian Natural Gas Pipeline: Strategic and Economic Benefits". INSS. Retrieved 2022-01-04.
  2. 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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