An Australian firm, Worley, has been awarded a contract to provide main front-end engineering design (FEED Phase II) services for the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) project. The engineering study is progressing in accordance with the initial project planning.
The NMGP is a new regional onshore and offshore gas pipeline that is intended to deliver natural gas resources of Nigeria to 13 countries in the West and North Africa as a continuation of the existing West Africa Gas Pipeline (“WAGP”) between Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana. Starting from Nigeria, the 5,660 kilometers long NMGP will end at Tangiers, a Moroccan port on the Strait of Gibraltar, with a possible extension to Europe through Spain. The project is estimated to cost $25 billion and it will be completed in stages over 25 years.
When completed, the over 7,000km long gas pipeline, being promoted by Office National desHydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM) of Morocco and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of Nigeria, will link Nigeria with Morocco, cross 11 West African countries and extend to Europe. It will be the longest offshore pipeline in the world and the second longest pipeline overall…
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