South Valley Gas Pipeline

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South Valley Gas Pipeline, خط غاز الصعيد، خط غاز جنوب الوادى also referred to as Upper Egypt Gas Pipeline, is an operating natural gas pipeline running from Dahshour to Aswan, Egypt.


The pipeline runs from Dahshour, Giza governorate, to Aswan, Aswan governorate, Egypt.

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Pipeline details

  • Operator: Nile Valley Gas Company
  • Owner: Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)
  • Parent company: Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)
  • Capacity: 12 billion cubic meters per year[1]
  • Length: 930 kilometers
  • Diameter: 36,32,30 inches
  • Status: Operating
  • Start year: 2009
  • Cost: US$9.3 billion[2]
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:


The South Valley Gas Pipeline was completed in 2009. The pipeline was built in six phases:[3][4][5]

  • Phase 1: Dahshour to Koriamat, 88 km, 36"
  • Phase 2: Koriamat to Beni Suef, 28 km, 30"
  • Phase 3: Beni Suef to Abu Qirqas, 150 km, 32"
  • Phase 4: Abu Qirqas to Asyut, 150 km, 32"
  • Phase 5: Asyut to Girga, 122 km, 32"
  • Phase 6: Girga to Aswan, 392 km, 30"

Articles and resources


  1. "Mubarak Inaugurates Upper Egypt Gas Pipeline | Petroleum Africa". Retrieved 2022-01-05.
  2. "Upper Egypt Gas Pipeline reaches Sohag". The Australian Pipeliner. Retrieved 2022-01-05.
  3. President Mubarak Inaugurates the Upper Egypt Gas Pipeline in Aswan, Egypt Ministry of Petroleum press release, 30 Dec. 2010.
  4. South Valley Gas Pipeline, Egypt Ministry of Petroleum website, accessed July 2018.
  5. Upper Egypt Gas Pipeline Complete, Pipelines International, 1 Dec. 2009.

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