Ukhta-Torzhok 2 Gas Pipeline

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Ukhta-Torzhok 2 Gas Pipeline is an operating pipeline in Russia.[1]

Location

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.

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Project Details

  • 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

Construction of the the Ukhta – Torzhok 2 gas pipeline project began in October 2015.[1] The pipeline was commissioned in December 2018.[2]

Background

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.[1][1][3]

Technical Details

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.[1]

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References

Related GEM.wiki articles

Existing Pipelines in Russia

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