Saldanha Bay Liquefied Natural Gas Regasification pipeMarch 19, 2010 by: admin
Liquefied Natural Gas Regasification and Transmission Facilities, Port of Ngqura, Eastern Cape
The project entails the construction of a liquefied natural gas regasification facility and the three-phase construction of a 1 926-km pipeline facility for gas transmission from Coega, passing through the Coega industrial development zone. The client is Unigas Import & Export.
Phase 1 of the gas transmission facility involves construction of a 635-km pipeline, with a route that will reach Mossel Bay, George, Knysna, Port Elizabeth, Grahamstown, Peddie and East London.
Phase 2 includes the construction of a 511-km pipeline route reaching Mossel Bay, Riversdale, Swellendam, Caledon, Cape Town, Kraaifontein, Bloubergstrand, Atlantis, Swart-land and Saldanha Bay.
Finally, the third phase consists of a 780-km pipeline construction that will extend to East London, Butterworth, Idutywa, Mthatha, Qumbu, Mount Frere, Mount Ayliff, Kokstad, Harding, Port Shepstone, Margate, Scott-burgh, Amanzimtoti, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, KwaMashu, Tongaat, Stanger and Richards Bay.
Phase 1 is expected to be completed in 2013, with phase 2 and phase 3 expected to be completed in 2015 and 2018 respectively.