July 29 2022
Algeria, Niger and Nigeria have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a natural gas pipeline across the Sahara Desert, reports Deutsche Welle.
On Thursday, ministers from the three countries signed the agreement during talks in Algiers, paving the way for the construction of the 2,500-mile (4,000-km) Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline.
The US$13 billion project would bring around 1 trillion cubic feet (30 billion cubic m) of natural gas from Nigeria to Europe annually.
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