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Khalda's Salam-Matruh Gas Line Goes on Stream

Khalda Petroleum Company's 95-km., 10-inch gas line linking the Salam fieldin Egypt's Western Desert to Marsa Matruh on the Mediterranean coast has beencompleted and put on stream. The line has a throughput capacity of 22mn cu.ft./day of gas, but for the time being it will convey only about 3mn cu. ft./dayto feed the 60 MW power plant built on a barge at Marsa Matruh. Later plans callfor the use of the gas for...