Tauern Gas Pipeline

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The Tauern Gas Pipeline was a proposed natural gas pipeline in Germany, Austria, and Italy.[1]


The pipeline would run from Haiming, Bavaria, Germany through Upper Austria, Salzburg and Carinthia, Austria to Travisio, Italy.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Tauern Gas Pipeline (TGL)
  • Parent Company: E.ON Ruhrgas (48.05%), Energie Oberösterreich (16.90%), Salzburg (16.90%), Rohölaufsuchungsgesellschaft (9.81%), Kelag (7.5%) and TIGAS (3.79%)
  • Proposed capacity: 11.4 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length: 180 miles / 290 kilometers
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Start Year:


A plan to build the pipeline was included in the EU Commission's 2009 plan for the Trans-European Networks (TEN).[2] In 2013 TGL announced a tender to select a builder for the project.[3] As of December 2019 the project has not progressed and appears to be cancelled.

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