Durban–Sasolburg is a 580km-long onshore pipeline project operated by Transnet SOC. This oil pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 18 inches, starts at KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) and ends in Free State (South Africa).
The Durban–Sasolburg project started operations in 1971 and is owned by Transnet SOC.
About Transnet SOC
Transnet SOC Ltd (Transnet) is a state-owned freight transport and logistics company. It operates main ports, rail network and freight railways, and multi-product hydrocarbon pipeline network in South Africa. The company offers cargo handling, logistics, transportation, and transhipment of general freight commodities and containerized freight; refined petroleum, crude oil, aviation fuel, and gas; and port infrastructure and marine services. The company provides integrated transport solutions for industrial and commercial customers in the bulk and manufacturing sectors. The company is fully owned by the South African government but operates as a corporate entity aimed at both supporting and contributing to the country’s freight logistics network. Transnet is headquartered in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
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