Gas pipeline from neutral zone to Kuwait enters operation - KUNA

The 100-km (62 miles) gas pipeline, the first to link the neutral zone and Kuwait, will supply the al-Zour power plant

  
Image for illustrative purpose. An employee works on a gas pipe at a construction site of the Gazelle high-pressure natural gas pipeline near the town of Plzen in Czech Republic June 7, 2012.

Image for illustrative purpose. An employee works on a gas pipe at a construction site of the Gazelle high-pressure natural gas pipeline near the town of Plzen in Czech Republic June 7, 2012.

REUTERS/David W Cerny

DUBAI- A gas pipeline linking the Khafji export terminal, in the Kuwaiti-Saudi neutral zone, to Kuwait has entered operations, the state-run Kuwait News Agency reported on Wednesday.

The agency cited a statement from the Kuwait Gulf Oil Company which represents the interests of Kuwait in the neutral zone.

The 100-km (62 miles) gas pipeline, the first to link the neutral zone and Kuwait, will supply the al-Zour power plant, it said.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli, Editing by Louise Heavens) ((maher.chmaytelli@thomsonreuters.com;))


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