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Summary Information

  • Source: Hassi Rmel, Algeria
  • Destination: Italy
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  • Length: 2,200 kilometres ( miles)
  • Capacity: per day
  • Status: Operating

Details

  • Also known as Transmed
  • This 2,200 km gas pipeline links Northern Italy to one of the world's biggest natural gas reservoirs, Hassi Rmel Gas Field, located in the algerian desert.
  • A 550 km long pipeline carries the gas from the Hassi R'Mel reservoir in Algeria up to the border with Tunisia where it is fed into the Transmed line.
  • The arrival point in Italy is Minerbio, near Bologna in the Po Valley, where the gas enters the national gas distribution system.
  • The line is 2,220 km long of which 370 km is in Tunisia with a diameter of 1,200 mm, 380 km is on the seabed with a diameter of 650 mm, and 1,470 km in Italy with a diameter of 1,200 mm.

History

  • 1983 - First phase of the project completed

Other Information

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Links

  1. Transmed, ENI
  2. FoundOcean Africa Subsea References
  3. Saipem Gas Compression Stations References

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