Matadi-Kinshasa Pipeline

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Matadi-Kinshasa Pipeline is an existing oil pipeline, running from Matadi to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Location

The pipeline runs from Matadi in Kongo Central Province to Kinshasa in Kinshasa Province, within the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Background

Two six-inch oil pipelines, with capacity of 18,300 barrels per day, link the port town of Matadi with the Congolese capital of Kinshasa. The pipeline is owned by Services des Entreprises Pétrolières Congolaises (SEP-Congo), a state-owned company. It is unclear when the pipeline was built.[1][2]

Pipeline Details

  • Operator: Services des Entreprises Pétrolières Congolaises (SEP-Congo)
  • Parent Company: Government of Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Current capacity: 18,300 barrels per day
  • Length: 666 kilometers
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: Unclear

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References

  1. Pipeline, SEP-Congo website, accessed June 2018.
  2. Democratic Republic of the Congo Fuels Survey, UN Joint Logistics Centre, Oct. 2006, p. 7.

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