South Transit Eastern Pyrenees (STEP) Gas Pipeline
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South Transit Eastern Pyrenees (STEP) Gas Pipeline was a proposed gas pipeline in Spain and France. In January 2019, the regulating bodies of France and Spain officially rejected the request to build, cancelling the project.
- Owner: ENAGAS / Teréga
- Proposed Capacity:
- Length: 227 km / 141 miles
- Diameter: 36 inches
- Status: Cancelled
- Start Year:
The STEP gas pipeline would have included several sections, including the Hostalrich-Figueras; Figueras-French border; and Barbaira-Spanish border pipelines.
It was listed as a European Commision Project of Common Interest under the code 5.5.1. The European Commission technical description stated: "On the Spanish side, the project consists of a pipeline between Hostalrich and Figueras (79km, 36’’ /900mm ), a pipeline between Figueras and the French border (28km ,36’’/900mm)and a compressor station in Martorell (36MW). On the French side, the project consists of a pipeline between Barbaira and the Spanish border (120km, 36“/ 900mm), two connections with the existing pipe and the adaptation of the Barbaira compression station piping."
Articles and resources
- ENTSOG TYNDP 2020 - Annex A - Projects Tables, ENTSOG, accessed January 2020.
- "Stalemate Situation for the Future of the MidCat Project", South EU Summit, Feb. 5, 2019.
- South Transit East Pyrenees (currently known as "STEP"), European Commission, accessed January 2020.
- "2018 TYNDP ENTSOG MAP" (PDF). ENTSOG. 2018. Retrieved September 16, 2020.
- "Proyecto STEP | Enagás". www.enagas.es. Retrieved 2020-09-21.