Lamu pipeline takes shape as designs unveiled

British firm Wood Group Plc has presented two designs for the Lokichar-Lamu crude oil pipeline project with a price variation of Sh12.37 billion. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • A British firm has presented two plans with a price variation of around Sh10 billion for the crude oil duct project extending from Coast to Lokichar.
  • Kenya can opt for a pipeline with onshore storage facilities that will cost Sh121.45 billion to construct or one with floating storage facilities at a cost of Sh111.33 billion.

Kenya will spend about Sh121.45 billion to build the Lokichar-Lamu pipeline, which is expected to traverse more than five counties, the Front End Engineering Designs (FEED) and Environmental Impact Assessment (ESIA) reports seen by the Nation reveal.

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