Route 5 Gas Pipeline

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The Route 5 Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline off the Atlantic coast of southeastern Brazil.

Location

The proposed pipeline would run northeast from the Santos basin pre-salt field to Açu Port in the state of Rio de Janeiro.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Petrobras[1]
  • Parent Company: Petrobras
  • Proposed capacity: 353.15-529.72 MMcf/d (10-15 million cubic meters per day)[1]
  • Length: 75 miles / 120 km[1]
  • Status: Proposed
  • Start Year:

Background

In May 2019 Brazil's Secretary of Oil and Gas of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Márcio Félix, stated Petrobras is considering building more pipeline networks, which will be called Route 4, 5 and 6. The Route 5 pipeline would bring natural gas from the pre-salt fields off Brazil's southeastern coast to Porto do Açu, where GNA (Gás Natural Açu) has been building a natural gas hub featuring LNG terminals and gas-fired power plants.[1]

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