Wafa-Mellitah oil pipeline
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Wafa-Mellitah oil pipeline is an existing oil & condensate pipeline, running from Wafa oil & gas field to the Mellitah Complex, Libya.
The pipeline runs from Wafa oil & gas field, Nalut district, to the Mellitah Complex, Nuqat al Khams district, Libya. It parallels the Wafa-Mellitah gas pipeline.
The Wafa-Mellitah oil & condensate pipeline was built alongside the Wafa-Mellitah gas pipeline, as part of the $6-billion Western Libyan Gas Project, which came online in October 2004. The project is owned by Mellitah Oil & Gas, which is a joint venture between Libya's state-owned National Oil Corporation and Italian firm Eni. The pipeline was built by China Power Engineering Consulting Group (CPECC).
- Operator: Mellitah Oil & Gas
- Parent Company: National Oil Corporation (50%), Eni (50%)
- Current capacity: at least 120,000 barrels per day (16-inch diameter)
- Proposed capacity:
- Length: 525 kilometers
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 2004