Neuba II Pipeline
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Neuba II Pipeline is a gas pipeline in Argentina.
The pipeline runs from La Yegua in Argentina's Neuquén Basin to Las Heras in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area, passing through compressor stations at Cervantes, Belisle, La Adela, General Cerri (just outside Bahía Blanca), Saturno, and Ordoqui.
- Owner: Companía de Inversiones de Energía S.A. (55.3%), D.E. Shaw (15.2%), NYSE & Argentinian Stock Exchange (29.5%)
- Current capacity: 54 million cubic feet per day
- Length: 2,201 km / 1,367 miles
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 1988
The Neuba II Pipeline is one of three pipelines, along with the Neuba I Pipeline and San Martin Pipeline, that comprise the Transportadora de Gas del Sur (Gas Transporter of the South) system in Argentina. Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS) was established on December 28, 1992 after the privatization of the Argentinian energy sector, it was part of Gas del Estado, a government regulated company divided later into Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS) and Transportadora de Gas del Norte (TGN).
The Neuba II Pipeline, built in 1988, was expanded four times between 1996 and 2000. From its starting point in the Neuquén basin, the pipeline runs southeast through La Yegua and Loma La Lata, then east through Neuquén, Río Negro, and La Pampa provinces to Bahía Blanca, where it turns north and then northeast through Buenos Aires province, ending on the southern outskirts of Buenos Aires. The pipeline is the main distribution channel for Buenos Aires and Greater Buenos Aires as well. It measures 2,201 km (1,367 miles) with a pipeline diameter of 30 and 34 inches, 6 compressor stations, a maximum power of 70 kg/cm2, and a maximum potence of 145,980 hp.
Articles and resources
- "Transportadora de Gas del Sur" Wikipedia, accessed August 2018
- "Sistemas de Transporte de Gas Natural de la República Argentina" (PDF). Enargas. July 2020.
- "Descripción General de los Sistemas de Transporte y Distribución" (PDF). Secretaría de Hidrocarburos y Minería. Retrieved 2020-09-18.
- Gas del Estado, Wikipedia, accessed February 2019