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November 1, 2021updated 03 Aug 2022 7:44am

West African Gas (WAGP), Nigeria

By Carmen

West African Gas (WAGP) is a 678km-long onshore, shallow water pipeline project operated by The West African Gas Pipeline. This gas pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 36 inches, starts at Ogun (Nigeria) and ends in Western (Ghana).

The West African Gas (WAGP) project started operations in 2008 and is owned by Chevron, Nigerian National Petroleum, Shell, Takoradi Power, Societe Beninoise de Gaz, and Societe Togolaise de Gaz.

The West African Gas (WAGP) project is associated with the 446km Escravos–Lagos (NGC).

About The West African Gas Pipeline

The West African Gas Pipeline Co Ltd (WAPCo) is an oil and gas company that owns and operates the West African gas pipeline. The company is engaged in transportation of natural gas of heavy hydrocarbons, liquids and water as fuel. It also supports other companies in maintaining regular supply of natural gas for industrial purposes. WAPCo transports natural gas from Nigeria to customers in Benin, Togo and Ghana for power plants and industrial applications. The company operates its offices in Badagry, Nigeria and field offices in Cotonou – Benin, Lome – Togo, Tema and Takoradi, in Ghana. WAPCo is headquartered in Accra, Ghana.


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.

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