Gasoducto Santa Cruz Sur
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Gasoducto Santa Cruz Sur is an operating gas pipeline in Santa Cruz province, Argentina.
Phase 1 of the pipeline runs south from the Campo Boleadoras gas field to Esperanza, then northwest to El Calafate, Santa Cruz province. Phase 2 of the pipeline goes southwest from Esperanza to several communities near the Chilean border, including Río Turbio, 28 de Noviembre, Julia Dofour, and Rospentek.
- Owner: Provincia de Santa Cruz 80%, private investors 20%
- Parent company:
- Capacity: 25 MMcf/d
- Status: Operating
- Start Year:
The Gasoducto Santa Cruz Sur brings natural gas from the gas fields at Campo Boleadoras to western Santa Cruz province. Phase 1 of the project, which runs 181 kilometers from Campo Boleadoras to El Calafate, was initiated in 2004 and completed in 2006. The pipeline has a capacity of 710,000 cubic meters per day (25 MMcf/d) of natural gas. Phase 2 of the project extended the pipeline 178.4 kilometers southwest to several communities in western Santa Cruz province near the Chilean border. Work on phase 2 began in September 2006 and was completed in 2009.
Articles and resources
- "Sistemas de Transporte de Gas Natural de la República Argentina" (PDF). Enargas. July 2020.
- "El Calafate tendrá gas natural". La Capital. August 20, 2006.
- "El gasoducto para Perito y Los Antiguos sigue esperando". La Opinión Austral. January 2, 2019.