Haoudh El Hamra-Skikda Oil Pipeline

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Haoudh El Hamra-Skikda Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in Algeria.[1]


The pipeline runs from oil fields in Haoudh El Hamra to Skikda in Algeria.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Sonatrach[1]
  • Current capacity: 352,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 665 kilometers
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2008


The 665-kilometer-long oil pipeline links Algerian oilfields at Haoud El Hamra with the Mediterranean port of Skikda, Algeria.[1] The construction of the pipeline was planned to be finished in 2008.[2] In 2007, the New Zealand company ABB won a contract with Sonatrach to supply pumping stations and automation systems to the NZ-1 pipeline. The contract was reported to be worth $215 million and is part of Sonatrach's goal of increasing Algeria's oil transport capacity by 18 million tons per year.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Haoudh El Hamra-Skikda Oil Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. Special Report: Global pipeline plans expand, Oil & Gas Journal, accessed September 2017
  3. ABB Wins $215 Million Contract To Boost Oil Output In Algeria, Water Online, accessed September 2017

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