El Sharara-Zawiya Oil Pipeline

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El Sharara-Zawiya Oil Pipeline is an operating oil pipeline running from El Sharara oilfield in Murzuq Desert to Zawiya terminal on the Libyan Mediterranean coast in Libya.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from El Sharara oilfield in Murzuq Desert, southwest Libya to Zawiya terminal in Zawiya district, 45km west of Tripoli on the Libyan Mediterranean coast.[1]

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Background

The 723km-long, 30in-diameter oil pipeline from Sharara field to Zawiya terminal started operation in 1998. The pipeline is divided into two sections including a 340km-long section from the Sharara field to the Hamada field and a 383km-long section from the Hamada field to Zawiya terminal. The pipeline has a booster station in Hamada.[1] Akakus Oil Operations operates the Sharara field, the largest oilfield in Libya, with a capacity to pump more than 300,000 barrels per day (bpd).[2]Akakus is a joint venture company includes Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC), Repsol (Spain), TotalEnergies (France), OMV (Austria) and Equinor (Norway) .[3]

Project details

  • Operator: Akakus Oil Operations [4]
  • Owner: Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC), Repsol (Spain), TotalEnergies (France), OMV (Austria) and Equinor (Norway)
  • Parent Company: Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC), Repsol (Spain), TotalEnergies (France), OMV (Austria) and Equinor (Norway)[3]
  • Capacity: 9.959072 mtpa[5]
  • Length: 725 km / 450.74 mi [1]
  • Diameter: 30 inches[5]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1998[1]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "El Sharara Oil Field".
  2. "Spanish Oil Major Repsol May Resume Oil Exploration In Libya". OilPrice.com. Retrieved 2022-02-26.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Who owns Libya's oil?". United World International. 2020-06-17. Retrieved 2022-02-26.
  4. "إعلان مناقصة رقم BC-2022-GS-03 شركة أكاكوس للعمليات النفطية – Akakus Oil Operations". Retrieved 2022-03-04.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "ASB 2013.OPEC. P. 72" (PDF).

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