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Ukraine Firm Wins $12.9Mn Contract To Build Gas Pipeline For Baddawi Power Plant

Lebanon has signed a $12.9mn contract with the Ukrainian State Corporation (USC) to construct a 33km gas pipeline to feed imported Syrian gas to the 435mw Baddawi power station in the north of the country. Syria is to export 1.5mn cu ms/day of gas to Lebanon from early 2004 under an agreement signed in late 2001 (MEES, 3 February and 17 December 2001). Damascus recently agreed...