Mozdok-Kazimagomed Pipeline

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Mozdok-Kazimagomed Pipeline is a gas pipeline in Russia.


The pipeline runs from Mozdok, Russia, to Kazimagomed (now called Hajigabul), Azerbaijan.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gazprom transgaz Makhachkala
  • Current capacity: 10 bcm/year
  • Length: 212.509 miles
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year:1982


In 2004, the Mozdok Kazimagomed Pipeline was connected to the Makat North Caucasus Pipeline, via the Kumli Kizlyar Babayurt Aksai Pipeline. All three pipelines are a part of Russia’s United Gas Transmission System.[1]

Also in 2004, twenty-one people were injured after the pipeline exploded in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan, which borders war-torn Chechnya. Police suspect the blast near the regional capital, Makhachkala, was the result of sabotage. The blast left nine Dagestani towns without gas and affected supplies to neighboring Azerbaijan.[2]

In 2010, a bomb was detonated at the 496th kilometer of the pipeline, causing a fire and destroying that section. The pipeline takes gas from Caspian fields in Azerbaijan to the Russian heartland, through the turbulent North Caucasus.[3]

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