GasAndes Pipeline

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GasAndes Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline.

Location

The pipeline runs from La Mora, Mendoza Province, Argentina to San Bernardo, Chile, on the outskirts of Santiago, Chile.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gasoducto GasAndes S.A.
  • Parent Company: NOVA Corporation, Gasco, Gener, Compañía General de Combustibles, Techint Compañía Ténica Internacional
  • Current capacity: 3.3 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length: 288 miles / 463 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1997

Background

In 1991, Argentina and Chile concluded the Gas Interconnection Protocol. For the implementation of this protocol several pipeline projects were proposed. The GasAndes Pipeline project was proposed by the consortium of NOVA Corporation of Canada, Chilean companies Gasco and Gener, and Argentine companies Compañía General de Combustibles and Techint Compañía Técnica Internacional. The feasibility study for the pipeline was concluded in 1994, and the pipeline was commissioned in 1997.[2]

Technical features

The diameter of the pipeline is 610 mm (24 in) and the annual capacity is 3.3 billion cubic meters. It is supplied mainly from the Neuquén gas fields. Total investment in the project was US$1.46 billion.[2]

Articles and resources

References

  1. GasAndes Pipeline, Wikipedia, accessed February 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 David R. Mares (May 2004). "Natural Gas Pipelines in The Southern Cone" (PDF). CESP. Retrieved on 2007-05-12.

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