Mellitah-Gábes Pipeline

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Mellitah-Gábes Pipeline was a proposed natural gas intended to provide fossil gas from the Libyan city of Mellitah to the Tunisian city of Gábes. The project appears to have been abandoned.


The pipeline would run from Mellitah, Libya, to Gábes, Tunisia.[1]

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Pipeline Details

  • Owner:
  • Capacity: 2 billion cubic meters/year (193.51 million cubic feet/day)
  • Length: 266.00 km / 161.56 mi
  • Diameter: 24
  • Status: Canceled
  • Start Year:


The proposed Mellitah-Gábes trans-national gas pipeline project, a 266 km pipeline with initial capacity of 2 bcm per year from Mellitah on Libya's coast to the Gabes industrial zone in Tunisia, was originally proposed in 1997. The project went as far as reports of engineering work in 2004.[2] However, the project appears to have been abandoned.

Articles and resources


  1. Melita - Gabes Pipeline, enipedia accessed January 2020.
  2. "Sofregaz: Mellitah - Gabes gas pipeline project," Europétrole, 1/2/2004

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