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.

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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).[1][2][3]

Pipeline Details

  • 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

Articles and resources


  1. Company Achievements, Mellitah Gas website, accessed July 2018.
  2. Western Libyan Gas Project, Wikipedia, accessed July 2018.
  3. Mellitah Area: Complex and Gas Compressor Station, Bonatti International website, accessed July 2018.

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