Southern DRC is currently supplied by trucks from Zambia, South Africa and Tanzania across the Kasumbalesa border. The trucks deliver the fuels to private depots for local distribution in DRC or, in some cases, directly to the Likasi-Kolwezi mining sites.
A new integrated pipeline and storage system to handle the totality of the imported volumes.
It will provide anefficient logistics at a competitive cost, it will improve the control over the imported volumes and relevant fiscality (customs and excise) and it will reduce the dangerous road transport.
Two social projects will be implemented in the area in conjunction with the new proposed infrastructure (south pipeline)