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.

Location

The pipeline runs from Mozdok, Russia, to Tbilisi, Georgia.

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Project Details

  • Operator:
  • Parent company: Gazprom, Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation
  • Current capacity:
  • Length: 271 kilometers
  • Diameter: 28.35 inches
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1965

Background

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.[1]

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.[2]

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References

  1. Projects of gas transport facilities VTG, accessed October 30, 2019
  2. Eka Janashia, Georgia mulls over resuming gas imports from Russia, The Central Asia-Caucusus Analyst, Nov. 6, 2015

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