Atuabo–Aboadze Gas Pipeline

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Atuabo–Aboadze Gas Pipeline is an existing natural gas pipeline, running from Atuabo to Aboadze, Ghana.


The pipeline runs from a gas processing plant near Atuabo to the Takoradi Thermal Power Station, in Aboadze, in Western region, Ghana. A lateral pipeline runs from Esiama, halfway along the pipeline, to a regulating and metering station in Prestea, also in Western region.

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The Atuabo–Aboadze Gas Pipeline is part of Phase 1 of Ghana's Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Development Project which in addition to the onshore pipeline comprises a 45-km offshore pipeline, a 150 mmscfd natural gas processing plant in Atuabo, the Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) export system, and an office complex. A 20-inch, 111-km pipeline runs from an onshore processing plant at Atuabo Initial Station to the Takoradi Thermal Power Station in Aboadze; a lateral 75-km pipeline connects the main pipeline to Esiama Distribution Station. The pipeline has a capacity of 150 million cubic feet per day, or 1.5 billion cubic meters per year. It is owned by Ghana National Gas Company, and was completed in April 2019, with Sinopec as the construction contractor. Financing was provided by the Chinese Development Bank.[1][2]

Project Details

  • Operator: Ghana National Gas Company
  • Owner: Ghana National Gas Company
  • Parent Company: Government of Ghana
  • Current capacity: 1.5 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length: 186 kilometers[3]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Date: April 2019

Articles and resources


  1. Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Development Project, Hydrocarbons Technology, accessed 18 June 2020.
  2. Ghana Gas connects pipeline to Aboadze power enclave, Business Ghana, 10 Apr. 2019.
  3. "Operations  » Ghana National Gas Company Limited (Ghana Gas)". Retrieved 2022-08-09. {{cite web}}: line feed character in |title= at position 11 (help)