Black Sea Shore–Podișor Gas Pipeline

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Black Sea Shore–Podișor Gas Pipeline is an onshore and offshore gas pipeline under construction in Romania.[1] It is a section of the BRUA gas pipeline.

Location

The pipeline will run between the Black Sea and Amzacea, Vlaşin, and Podişor, Romania.[2]

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Pipeline Details

  • Owner: TRANSGAZ, S.A.[3]
  • Capacity:
  • Length: 303 km / 188.2 miles[4]
  • Diameter: 48, 40 inches[5]
  • Status: Construction[6]
  • Cost: $428,876,000[1]
  • Start Year: 2021[7][8]
  • Associated project: BRUA Gas Pipeline

Background

The Black Sea Shore–Podisor gas pipeline is located in the Southeastern area of Romania. Its route goes from southeast towards west, crossing the Romanian counties of Constanţa, Călăraşi and Giurgiu.[2]

According to the project's preliminary schedule, the construction of the pipeline was supposed to take place between 2018 and 2020, and then operations were scheduled to commence in 2020.[8]

The Black Sea Shore – Podişor Pipeline is on the project of common interest list adopted by the European Commission in November 2015. Its reference number was EU List 6.24.8[8] second PCI list before it was integrated on a newer list with the BRUA Gas Pipeline and became 6.24.4-5.[9] [10]That project is expected to be commissioned in October 2022.[6] It's ENTSOG project code is TRA-N-362.[11]

According to a July 2019 summary from Transgaz, the project is expected to start operation in 2021.[10]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 ENTSOG TYNDP 2020 - Annex A - Projects Tables, ENTSOG, accessed January 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 THE BLACK SEA SHORE – PODISOR PIPELINE A NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, TRANSGAZ, July 2019.
  3. ENTSOG TYNDP 2020 - Annex A - Projects Tables, ENTSOG, accessed January 2020.
  4. ENTSOG TYNDP 2020 - Annex A - Projects Tables, ENTSOG, accessed January 2020.
  5. ENTSOG TYNDP 2020 - Annex A - Projects Tables, ENTSOG, accessed January 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 European Commission. "ROHU(AT)/BRUA – 2nd phase" (PDF). europa.eu. Retrieved August 13, 2020.
  7. "Romania's Transgaz to start works on Black Sea - Podisor gas pipeline project". www.energymarketprice.com. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 The National Gas Transmission Company (October 2017). "THE BLACK SEA SHORE – PODISOR PIPELINE; NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY" (PDF). transgaz.ro. Retrieved August 13, 2020.
  9. European Commission (2019). "UNION LIST OF PROJECTS OF COMMON INTEREST ('UNION LIST')" (PDF). europa.eu. Retrieved August 13, 2020.
  10. 10.0 10.1 The National Gas Transmission Company “TRANSGAZ” S.A. (TRANSGAZ). "THE BLACK SEA SHORE – PODISOR PIPELINE NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY version 4" (PDF). transgaz.ro. Retrieved August 13, 2020.
  11. European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (2018). "Gas Regional Investment Plan for Southern Corridor (4th edition) | Annex A" (PDF). ENTSOG. Retrieved September 14, 2020.

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