Valença do Minho-Braga Pipeline

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Valença do Minho-Braga Pipeline, also known as the Tuy-Braga Pipeline, is a gas pipeline in northern Portugal.[1]


The pipeline runs from Valença do Minho (on the Spanish-Portuguese border opposite Tuy, Spain) to Braga in northern Portugal.[2][3]

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Pipeline Details

  • Owner: REN (Redes Energéticas Nacionais)[4]
  • Parent company: State Grid of China (25%), Oman Oil (12%), others (63%)[5]
  • Capacity:
  • Length: 75 km / 47 miles[6]
  • Diameter: 20 inches
  • Status: Operating[7]
  • Start Year:


Operated by the Portuguese energy infrastructure company REN (Redes Energéticas Nacionais), the Valença do Minho-Braga Pipeline is a key component of Portugal's natural gas transmission network, along with the Leiria-Braga Pipeline, the Setubal-Leiria Pipeline, and the Campo Maior–Leiria Pipeline.

The SciGRID_gas combined IGG gas transmission network data set refers to the pipeline as INET_PL_733.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. "Tuy - Braga Pipeline," Enipedia. (Retrieved from Internet archive)
  2. "Rede Nacional de Transporte 2020". REN-Gasodutos, S.A. Retrieved October 7, 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Diettrich, Pluta, Medrjoubi (July 23, 2020). "The combined IGG gas transmission network data set". DLR Institute for Networked Energy Systems. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. "Rede Nacional de Transporte de GN". IGN. Retrieved 2020-10-08.
  5. "REN - Estrutura Acionista". REN-Gasodutos, S.A. Retrieved 2020-10-08.
  6. "Spain and Portugal Pipelines map - Crude Oil (petroleum) pipelines - Natural Gas pipelines - Products pipelines". The Odana. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  7. Carneiro Pacheco, Mónica. "GETTING THE DEAL TROUGH: GAS REGULATION IN 34 JURISDICTIONS WORLDWIDE 2010". Retrieved 16 January 2020.

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