Wafa-Mellitah Oil Pipeline

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Wafa-Mellitah Oil Pipeline is an operating 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 operated by Mellitah Oil & Gas, 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][4][5]

Project details

  • Operator: Mellitah Oil & Gas[4]
  • Owner: Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) & Eni[4][5]
  • Parent Company: National Oil Corporation (50%), Eni (50%)[4]
  • Capacity: at least 120,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 525km
  • Diameter: 16 inches
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2004
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:

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.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "Company Profile | Mellitah Oil & Gas". Retrieved 2022-03-04.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Who owns Libya's oil?". United World International. 2020-06-17. Retrieved 2022-03-04.

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