Hermanowice-Strachocina Gas Pipeline

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Hermanowice-Strachocina Gas Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline in Poland.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Hermanowice, Poland, to Strachocina, Poland.

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Pipeline Details

  • Owner: GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.
  • Proposed Capacity:
  • Length: 72 km / 44.7 miles
  • Diameter: 700 mm
  • Cost: PLN 288 million (US$70.5 million)[2]
  • Financing: European Regional Development Fund grant of PLN 146 million (US$39.5 million)[3]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2020

Background

In December 2015 Gaz-System obtained the pipeline's building permit.[4] The pipeline was commissioned in April 2020.[5]

Project of Common Interest

The pipeline is listed as a Project of Common Interest by the European Commission, making it eligible for public funding. The project received a PLN 146 million (US$39.5 million) grant from the European Regional Development Fund under the Operational Program Infrastructure and Environment for the EU's 2014-2020 budgetary period.[3]

The pipeline is part of a proposed network in Eastern Europe meant to improve connectivity between Poland, Hungry, and Slovakia. The other pipelines in the network include: Rozwadów Końskowola Wronów Pipeline, Jarosław Rozwadów Pipeline, Hermanowice Jarosław Pipeline, Rembelszczyzna Wronów Pipeline, Tworóg Tworze Pipeline, Pogórska Wola Tworze Pipeline, Strachocina Pogórska Wola Pipeline, Gustorzyn Wronów Pipeline.[1] The network is listed on the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSOG) ten year network development plan as "North - South Gas Corridor in Western Poland" and "TRA-N-245."[6]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 North – South Gas Corridor in Eastern Poland, European Commission, November 2019
  2. Poland to start Hermanowice-Strachocina gas pipeline construction, O&G Links, Feb. 23, 2017
  3. 3.0 3.1 Evelin Szőke,Poland lays the groundwork for the North-South Gas Corridor, CEEnergy News, Apr. 24, 2020
  4. HERMANOWICE-STRACHOCINA GAS PIPELINE, Gaz-System, accessed August 2020
  5. POLAND LAUNCHES NEW INTERNAL GAS PIPE, Natural Gas World, Apr. 27, 2020
  6. European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (2020). "TYNDP - Annex A - Projects Tables RPJ007_NS_2020 - entsog". ENTSOG. Retrieved September 16, 2020.

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