North Caucasus Transcaucasia Pipeline
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North Caucasus Transcaucasia Pipeline, also called the Mozdok Tbilisi Pipeline, is a gas pipeline in Russia and Georgia.
The pipeline runs from Mozdok, Russia, to Tbilisi, Georgia.
- Parent company: Gazprom, Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation
- Current capacity:
- Length: 271 kilometers
- Diameter: 28.35 inches
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 1965
The pipeline is 271 kilometers, has a 500, 700, 1200, and 1400mm pipeline diameter at various points, a pressure (MPa) of 5.4, and one thread for part of the pipeline and 2.1 for the other.
Attacks on pipeline in North Ossetia
Two bombings of a section of the pipeline in North Ossetia, Georgia in 2006 led Georgia to reduce its imports of natural gas from Russia and instead import gas from Azerbaijin.
Articles and resources
- Projects of gas transport facilities VTG, accessed October 30, 2019
- Eka Janashia, Georgia mulls over resuming gas imports from Russia, The Central Asia-Caucusus Analyst, Nov. 6, 2015