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Ethiopia-Djibouti LNG export plans advance

After a long series of setbacks, plans to export Ethiopian gas via an LNG export plant in Djibouti are starting to take shape After a long series of setbacks, plans to export Ethiopian gas via an LNG export plant in Djibouti are starting to take shape.
By Leigh Elston 22 March 2016 0 19669
Poly-GCL took over the Calub field in July 2014. (Poly-GCL)

Development of the Hilala and Calub gas fields in southeastern Ethiopia may finally be getting underway, more than 40 years after their discovery.

Project developers laid the foundation stone in early March for a $4 billion project to export gas from the fields to China. The project, which is being funded and developed by Chinese joint venture Poly-GCL Petroleum Group Holdings, involves the construction of a 700 km gas pipeline to transport up to 12 billion cubic metres of gas per year from the...