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2008-2010

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August 2002
Preliminary Commercial Structure established, including Volta River Authority's Takoradi Power Plant as foundation customer

2000
The four Nations sign Intergovernmental Agreement for Harmonized Fiscal and Regulatory Regime for the Development, Construction and Operation of the Pipeline

1995
Leaders of Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin sign Agreement for the Development of the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) based on Private Investment and Commercial Principles

1992
World Bank Study confirm viability of a Natural Gas Pipeline based on ample reserves of Nigeria Natural Gas, and Regional Energy Needs

1982
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) propose a Natural Gas Pipeline across West Africa as a key Regional Economic Goal

Key Milestones

April 2009
Ghana's Volta River Authority generates electricity with natural gas from WAGP
December 2008
First natural gas supply through WAGP arrives in Ghana
October 2008
Hand over of the first of Year One CDP in Togo
August 2008
WAPCo makes 8 million man-hours without a lost time injury
April 2008
Commissioning of onshore and offshore pipeline begins with the opening of valves at Itoki inlet

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