The 1,200km-long, upcoming Pointe-Noire–Ouesso project will be operated by Societe Nationale des Petroles du Congo . This onshore, product pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 12 inches, will start in Pointe-Noire (Congo Republic) and ends in Kinshasa (Congo Republic).

The Pointe-Noire–Ouesso project is expected to commence operations in 2027 and will be owned by Societe Nationale des Petroles du Congo.

During the period 2021-2025, the Pointe-Noire–Ouesso project is expected to witness an estimated capex of $500m.

About Societe Nationale des Petroles du Congo

Societe Nationale des Petroles du Congo (SNPC) is a state-owned oil company of the Republic of the Congo that offers management of petroleum exploration and production activities across Congo. It owns and operates interest in oil refining, warehousing and distribution, natural gas, and oil trading markets. Its services include upstream oil and gas research, development, operations, and management services. SNPC also provides research, geological operations, geophysics, drilling, development, deposits and exploitation of hydrocarbons, and research, production, processing, transport and marketing of liquid or gaseous hydrocarbons in Congo and abroad, among others. The company provides its services through its distributors located across Congo. SNPC is headquartered in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo


Information on the pipeline is sourced from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Pipelines database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) trunk pipelines globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.