Ananjiv-Bohorodchani Gas Pipeline

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Ananjiv-Bohorodchani Gas Pipeline, also referred to as Ananjiv-Chernivtsi-Bohorodchani (Ukrainian: «Ананьїв-Чернівці Богородчани»; Russian: Ананьев - Черновцы - Богородчаны (АЧБ)) is an operating natural gas pipeline in Ukraine.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Ananjiv, Ukraine, to Bohorodchani, Ukraine.

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Project details

  • Operator: Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine LCC (GTSOU),[2][3] Moldovatransgaz[4]
  • Owner: Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine LCC (GTSOU),[2][3] SNTGN Transgaz SA
  • Parent company: JSC Mahistralni Gazoprovody Ukrainy (MGU),[2][3] Transgaz
  • Capacity: 9.1 bcm/y[4]
  • Length: 184.8 km (Moldova),[4] 333 km
  • Diameter: 1020 mm[4]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1987[4]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:

Background

The Ananjiv Bohorodchani Pipeline is a part of the main gas transmission system in the Ukraine. The net book value of the pipeline is $37 million USD. Its got a diameter of 1 meters, 2 associated compressor stations, and a working pressure of 5.5 MPa.[1]

Change of the operator & owner in gas transmission system of Ukraine

In 2019 the personnel of the Branch “Gas TSO of Ukraine” the division of JSC Ukrtransgaz, responsible for natural gas transportation, was transferred to LLC Gas TSO of Ukraine and under the Service Level Agreement concluded between LLC Gas TSO of Ukraine and JSC Ukrtransgaz, LLC Gas TSO of Ukraine provided services covering all types of operation, maintenance and repair works to ensure safe and efficient operation of the main GTS facilities.[5]

In the same year pursuant to Art. 24 of the Law of Ukraine “On the Natural Gas Market”, the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities (hereinafter – NEURC) adopted a final decision supporting certification of LLC Gas TSO of Ukraine according to the ISO model, and also issued the license for the right to carry out activities for the transmission of natural gas allowing the company to perform its functions starting with January 1, 2020 (Resolution of 24.12.2019 No.3011).[5]

In 2020 LLC Gas TSO of Ukraine was fully separated from Naftogaz Group and 100% stake in the authorized capital was transferred to the state-owned company JSC Mahistralni Gazoprovody Ukrainy (MGU). JSC MGU owns 100% of the shares of LLC Gas TSO of Ukraine.[5]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Situation of the Ukrainian natural gas market and transit system, KPMG, October 4, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Key Facts - Transmission System Operator of Ukraine". Transmission System Operator of Ukraine. Retrieved 2022-08-19.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Gas TSO of Ukraine". Linkedin. Retrieved 2022-08-19.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 "Магистральные газопроводы для передачи природного газа по территории Республики Молдова". moldovatransgaz.md. Retrieved 2022-08-25.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Key Facts - Transmission System Operator of Ukraine". Transmission System Operator of Ukraine. Retrieved 2022-08-19.