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Maghreb-Europe restart boosts African pipeline exports

Flows increased on a weekly basis in Week 17 as the Maghreb-Europe route re-entered service, but they are still low for the time of year Flows increased on a weekly basis in Week 17 as the Maghreb-Europe route re-entered service, but they are still low for the time of year.
By Tom Hoskyns 30 April 2019 Middle East & Africa / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 34178
North African pipeline exports to Europe, Week 17

Flows of North African pipeline gas into Europe rose by 5.6% in Week 17, to 446.5 million cubic metres (MMcm), as deliveries through the Maghreb-Europe pipeline resumed after coming to a halt late in Week 16. Consumption in Spain and Italy is weak at this time of year, with heating-related demand typically tapering off in March. Nevertheless, piped volumes are unusually low at the moment: exports stood at 611.4 MMcm at this time last...