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Algeria, Niger and Nigeria sign MoU for Saharan gas pipeline

Algeria, Niger and Nigeria sign MoU for Saharan gas pipeline

ALGERIA, Nigeria and Niger have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a natural gas pipeline across the Sahara desert, Algeria's energy minister Mohamed Arkab said. The three countries agreed in June to revive decades-old talks over the project, a potential opportunity for Europe to diversify its gas sources. Arkab told reporters after the signing ceremony that the three countries will continue talks to achieve the project as quickly as possible. The Trans-Saharan gas pipeline is an estimated $13 billion project that could send up to 30 billion cubic metres a year of supplies to Europe. According to Algeria's Ennahar…
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Algeria, Niger, Nigeria revive talks on Saharan gas pipeline

Algeria, Niger, Nigeria revive talks on Saharan gas pipeline

ALGERIA, Niger and Nigeria held talks this week on the revival of a decades-old project to pipe gas across the Sahara, a potential opportunity for Europe to diversify its gas sources. The three countries have set up a task force for the project and designated an entity to update the feasibility study, said Niger's oil ministry in a statement on Wednesday, following a two-day meeting in Nigeria's capital, Abuja. The Trans-Saharan gas pipeline is an estimated $13 billion project that could send up to 30 billion cubic metres a year of supplies to Europe. The idea was first proposed more…
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