Net WAGP economic benefit requires Ghana development

08/27/2007
Ghana needs to complete its domestic pipeline infrastructure before start-up of the 470-MMcfd West African Gas Pipeline if the country is to take full advantage of the new high-volume access to natural gas WAGP will provide. Although the initial pipeline systems to be laid are small and therefore can be constructed fairly quickly, there will inevitably be delays associated with acquisition of rights of way, the import of equipment, or other contingencies.Ghana also must finalize commercial arrangements between industrial users and the supply company and between the supply company and both the West Africa Pipeline Co. and natural gas producers in Nigeria. Beyond the foundation volume, no a...
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