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Muscat-Sohar pipeline, also known as the Muscat Sohar Product Pipeline (MSPP) Project, is an operating multi-product oil and gas pipeline in Oman.
- Operator: Orpic Logistics Company
- Parent: Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos, Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries
- Current capacity: 93,000 bpd
- Length: 290 km / 180 miles
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 2018
According to HydroCarbonProcessing.com, MSPP is a 290 km multi-product, bi-directional pipeline connecting the Mina Al Fahal and Sohar Orpic refineries to the Al Jefnain storage and distribution facility. Additionally, it brings aviation fuel directly to the Muscat International airport.
The pipeline is divided into three sections:
- Mina al Fahal refinery- Al Jefnain facility: 45 km, 10 inch diameter
- Sohar refinery - Al Jefnain plant: 220 km, 18 inch diameter
- Al Jefnain facility - Muscat international airport: 25 km, 10 inch diameter
The pipeline follows a similar route to the Mina Al Fahal-Sohar Oil Pipeline, which started operations in 2005.
Articles and resources
- "Orpic Logistics Company inaugurated the Muscat-Sohar pipeline & the Al Jefnain terminal in Oman". www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com. Retrieved 2020-08-07.
- "Middle East Pipelines map - Crude Oil (petroleum) pipelines - Natural Gas pipelines - Products pipelines". Theodora. March 18, 2017. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
- "Gulf Construction Online - Orpic to build Muscat-Sohar pipeline". www.gulfconstructionworldwide.com. Retrieved 2020-08-07.
- U.S. Energy Information Administration 1 (January 7, 2019). "Background Reference: Oman" (PDF). eia.gov. Retrieved August 7, 2020.