Pipelines, Storage & Power

World’s longest and deepest subsea gas pipeline to be built in Mediterranean

The world’s longest and deepest undersea gas pipeline will be built to connect Israel with Europe, Israel’s Ministry of Energy said on Tuesday.
By Staff reporter 29 November 2018 0 33493

The world’s longest and deepest undersea gas pipeline will be built to connect Israel with Europe, Israel’s Ministry of Energy said on Tuesday.

Israel, Greece, Cyprus and Italy, with the backing of the EU, will seek to sponsor and support the construction of the 2,100-km pipeline, which will lie in waters as deep as 3,000 metres. Construction of the pipeline, which will have a capacity of 10 billion cubic metres per year, will begin in the mid-2020s.

The pipeline will carry gas from