Fukuhoku Gas Pipeline

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Fukuhoku Gas Pipeline (福北幹線) is an operating natural gas pipeline in Japan.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs between Kitakyushu city and Fukuoka city, Japan.

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Project Details

  • Parent Company: Saibu Gas[2]
  • Current capacity:
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 46.6 miles / 75 km[3]
    • Hibikimachi to Anya, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu-shi: 6.5 miles / 10.4 km
    • Anya, Wakamatsu-ku to Asakawa Gakuendai, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu-shi: 3.6 miles / 5.8 km
    • Yubarumachi, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu-shi to Higashihama, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi: 36.5 miles / 58.76 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1999 and 2010[3]
    • Hibikmachi to Anya: 2010
    • Anya to Asakawa Gakuendai: 2010
    • Yubarumachi to Higashihama: 1999

Background

The pipeline is comprised in three routes;

  • Hibikimachi, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu-shi to Anya, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu-shi, (10.4 km, beginning operation in 2010)
  • Anya, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu-shi to Asakawa Gakuendai, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu-shi (5.8 km, beginning operation in 2010)
  • Yubarumachi, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu-shi to Higashihama, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi (58.76 km, beginning operation in 1999)

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