Al Ándalus Gas Pipeline

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Al Ándalus Gas Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline in Spain.[1]


The pipeline runs through the Spanish cities and towns of Tarifa, Córdoba, Jaén, Granada, Málaga, Puente Genil (Córdoba Province), Motril (Granada Province), and Estepona (Málaga Province).[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Enagás, S.A.
  • Owner: Enagás, S.A.
  • Parent Company: Enagás, S.A.
  • Current Capacity: 12 billion cubic meters per year[2]
  • Length: 549 mi / 884.08 km[3]
  • Diameter: 48, 36, 22, 20, 16, 12, 10, 8, 6 inches
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1996-2005[3]


The Al Andalus gas pipeline is owned and operated by Enagás, Spain's main natural gas carrier.[4] Galp Energia owns capacity rights in the pipeline until these expire in 2020.[5]

It includes the Tarifa-Córdoba, Córdoba-Jaén-Granada, Genil-Málaga Bridge, Granada-Motril, and Málaga-Estepona gas pipeline branches.[6] Completion of the Córdoba-Jaén-Granada gas pipeline allowed for the start of the gasification of the eastern part of Andalusia—Spain's second-largest autonomous community.[7]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Transmission, storage and regasification services and infrastructure, Enagás, accessed December 2019.
  2. "Natural Gas," GALP, accessed Dec. 24, 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Gasoductos | Enagás". Retrieved 2021-04-02.
  4. About us, Enagás, accessed December 2019.
  5. International pipelines, Galp Energia, accessed December 2019.
  6. Transport network: Gas pipelines Engagás, accessed December 2019.
  7. Maghreb-Europe gas pipeline, Regional Government of Andalusia, accessed Dec. 29, 2019.

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