Sound Energy, the Moroccan-focused upstream company, is set to build and operate a 120 kilometers (km) natural gas pipeline, according to Sound Energy’s press release.

This came after receiving the Environmental Impact Assessment’s (EIA) approval from the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Environment.

The 20-inch pipeline will connect the proposed natural gas treatment plant and compression station (CPF) to the Gazoduc Maghreb Europe (GME) pipeline.

Sound Energy clarified that there have been discussions with the Ministry of Interior to obtain the rights for a long-term lease agreement for a 50 meters (m) wide corridor, and 120 km length of the Tendrara natural gas export pipeline (TGEP).

The company believes that these developments are considered important milestones in the process of developing and commercializing the Tendara concession and as the company progresses towards the Final Investment Decision for the concession.