NTS Gas Pipeline Network
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The NTS Gas Pipeline Network is a network of operating natural gas pipelines in southeastern Brazil.
The NTS pipeline network serves Brazil's largest population centers in the states of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Minas Gerais, Brazil. Near its western extremity in São Paulo state, the NTS network connects with the Gasbol gas pipeline at the Guararema metering station; at its eastern extremity in Rio de Janeiro state, the network connects with the Gasene gas pipeline at Petrobras's Cabiúnas Terminal.
- Operator: NTS (Nova Transportadora do Sudeste S/A)
- Parent Company: Brookfield Asset Management
- Current capacity: 158.2 million m³ per day (58 billion cubic meters per year)
- Proposed capacity:
- Length: 1243 miles / 2000 km
- Status: Operating
- Start Year:
Operated by NTS (Nova Transportadora do Sudeste S/A), the NTS pipeline network serves Brazil's largest population centers in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais states, which account for roughly 50% of Brazil's natural gas consumption. The network, which comprises the GASCAR, GASPAL, GASPAL II, GASBEL, GASBEL II, GASVOL, GASJAP, GASDUC III, GASPAJ, GASTAU, GASAN and GASAN II pipelines, spans more than 2000 km and supplies several gas-fired power plants, including the Euzébio Rocha power station, the Baixada Fluminense power station and the Norte Fluminense power station.