Fahud-Sohar gas pipeline

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Fahud-Sohar NGL pipeline is a natural gas pipeline under construction in Oman.[1]


The pipeline runs from the New Fahud NGL Plant to the Steam Cracker Unit at Sohar.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries (Orpic) [1][2]
  • Parent: Sultanate of Oman; Oman Oil Company SAOC[3]
  • Current capacity:
  • Length: 301 km / 186 miles[2]
  • Diameter: 32 inches[2]
  • Status: construction[2]
  • Start Year:
  • Cost: $303 million
  • Associated Projects: Fahud-Sohar NGL pipeline


The Fahud-Sohar pipeline is a part of the Liwa Plastics project. It runs parallel to the existing 32-inch Fahud – Sohar pipeline, it is intended to supply gas to the North Power station.[2]

On February 26, 2016, Punj Lloyd group announced that it won contracts for the "construction of a 14” dia, 300 km natural gas liquid (NGL) pipeline and a 32” dia, 301 km gas pipeline." It stated "both the pipelines need to be completed within 38 and 35 months respectively."[4]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Liwa Plastics project in Oman is on track for 2020 completion | Market Report Company - analytics, Prices, polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinylchloride, polystyrene, Russia, Ukraine, Europe, Asia, reports". www.mrcplast.com (in русский). Retrieved 2020-08-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Oil & Gas News (OGN)". www.oilandgasnewsworldwide.com. Retrieved 2020-08-07.
  3. "Liwa Plastics Project, Sohar - Chemical Technology". Chemical Technology. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  4. Punj Lloyd (February 6, 2016). "Punj Lloyd wins Pipeline contracts worth Rs. 2,070 crores (US$ 304 million) in Oman" (PDF). punjlloydgroup.com. Retrieved August 7, 2020.

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