Ukhta-Torzhok 2 Gas Pipeline
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Ukhta-Torzhok 2 Gas Pipeline is an operating pipeline in Russia.
The Uktha-Torzhok 2 pipeline takes gas from the hub of Ukhta and transports it southwest to Torzhok via Gryazovets, paralleling the Ukhta-Torzhok Gas Pipeline from Ukhta to Gryazovets. From Gryazovets, the pipeline runs westward to Saint Petersburg and then feeds into the Nord Stream 2 pipeline which delivers gas onward to Western Europe.
- Operator: Gazprom
- Current capacity: 45 billion cubic meters per year
- Length: 970 kilometers / 603 miles
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 2018
Construction of the Ukhta-Torzhok 2 line
The Ukhta-Torzhok 2 Gas Pipeline and the partially parallel Ukhta-Torzhok Gas Pipeline are significant arteries to Russia's gas supply system in the territory between the Yamal Peninsula and the Gulf of Finland. The pipelines deliver gas from the Yamal fields to Central Russia along with northwestern Russia for the needs of domestic consumers and for export purposes.
Each pipeline has a reported capacity of 45 bcm/year, measures 1,420 millimeters in diameter, and has a working pressure 100 atm. There are seven compressor stations.
Articles and resources
- Ukhta – Torzhok and Ukhta – Torzhok 2, Gazprom, accessed April, 2018
- Gazprom’s Ukhta-Torzhok 2 gas pipeline in operation, World Pipelines, Dec. 6, 2018
- Gazprom takes extensive efforts within Ukhta – Torzhok-2 project, Oil and Gas Technology, October 27, 2015