More than 20 contractors have bid for the contract to build a 120-kilometre gas pipeline between Melitah and Tripoli. The scope of work entails the installation of 97 kilometres of 34-inch and 21 kilometres of 24-inch gas line, a fire safety system and compressor station. The project is valued at about $50 million-60 million (MEED 7:12:01).

Companies have been invited to bid by 9 April for the contract to carry out civil works at the Brega gas-processing plant. Bids have also been invited for the installation of a gas injection system at the Jabal field. Contractors have until 23 April to submit proposals for the scheme.