First delivery of gas from Spain to Morocco through

Spain has supplied natural gas to Morocco for the first time. As part of an agreement to normalize their relations in March last year, liquefied natural gas purchased by Morocco was delivered on Tuesday, June 28, via the famous Maghreb-Europe gas pipeline. The same gas pipeline that Algeria has closed on its side to no longer supply Spain and thus punish it for its rapprochement with Rabat in the Western Sahara issue.

The Maghreb-Europe gas pipeline has not transported Algerian gas to Spain via Morocco since November. Never mind, strong their latest atonement and a new bilateral agreement, Madrid and Rabat will now use the tube in the other directionNorth-South, to supply the Cherifian Empire.

On the digital application of the company that manages the Spanish gas network Enagas, we can see that the gas flow has increased from 0 m3 to 153,000 m3 of gas per hour and leaves Spain for Morocco.

Re-gasified US gas Pending a reaction from Algiers, a company spokesman assures us that it is not Algerian gas that is delivered to Rabat. Algerian authorities had warned against all attempts to sell Algerian gas to Morocco, especially the one still supplied via Medgaz, the only gas pipeline still in operation connecting Algeria and Spain by sea.

Madrid ensures that it is really liquefied natural gas that is bought on international markets and then re-gasified in Spain that is delivered to Morocco. In fact, in recent months Madrid has turned to other suppliers, including the United States, to compensate for the shortage of gas from the Maghreb-Europe gas pipeline.

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