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Trans-Korea pipeline concept back on the table

South Korea is hoping to use its chairmanship of the World Energy Council to revive a longstanding plan to import Russian gas via a pipeline through the Korean peninsula South Korea is hoping to use its chairmanship of the World Energy Council to revive a longstanding plan to import Russian gas via a pipeline through the Korean peninsula.
By Sally Bogle 4 July 2019 Asia Pacific / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 34362
The Incheon LNG terminal. (Kogas)

The key issue: Korean industrial conglomerate Daesung Group hosted a forum in Seoul on 28 June in conjunction with the World Energy Council’s Korean Member Committee to discuss the feasibility of the Trans-Korea Gas Pipeline concept.

Interfax analysis: The efforts of United States President Donald Trump to bring North Korea into the diplomatic fold and convince it to disband its nuclear weapons programme could have an additional outcome for South Korea: it may revive a 20-year-old plan to supply the Korean peninsula...