Ukhta-Torzhok 3 Gas Pipeline

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Ukhta-Torzhok 3 Gas Pipeline (Газопровод Ухта - Торжок - 3, Ухта - Торжок III нитка) is a proposed natural gas pipeline in Russia.

Location

Running parallel to the Ukhta-Torzhok Gas Pipeline and Ukhta-Torzhok 2 Gas Pipeline, this pipeline will take gas from the hub of Ukhta and transport it southwest to Torzhok via Gryazovets. At Gryazovets, the pipeline will connect to the Gryazovets-Vyborg Gas Pipeline and run westward to Saint Petersburg and then feed into the Nord Stream Gas Pipeline which delivers gas onward to Western Europe.

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Background

In October 2018, it was reported that Gazprom intended to start construction of the third segment of the Ukhta-Torzhok Gas Pipeline in the next few years.[3] World Pipelines reported in 2019 that Ukhta-Torzhok 3 Gas Pipeline was in the design stage in November 2019.[2] According to the Gazprom Annual Report 2019, the start of phased commissioning is expected in 2023.[1] In June 2020, Gazprom has purchased a large supply of pipeline construction materials for three gas construction projects, including this project.[4] In March 2022, it was reported that Gazprom had an issue with the supplier of construction materials for this project where it was impossible to proceed with the equipment installation.[5]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gazprom. "PJSC Gazprom Annual Report 2019" (PDF). Gazprom. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Both strings of TurkStream filled up with gas". World Pipelines. 2019-11-20. Retrieved 2020-10-06.
  3. ""Газпром" хочет построить III линию Бованенково-Ухта и Ухта-Торжок в ближайшие годы". 1prime.ru. Oct 10, 2018. Retrieved Jul 12, 2022.
  4. ""Газпром" объявил крупнейшую в истории закупку труб - 1,3 млн тонн на 100 млрд рублей". Интерфакс. June 8, 2020. Retrieved July 29, 2021.
  5. "Структура Роскосмоса сорвала поставки для проектов «НОВАТЭКа» и «Газпрома». «АвиаГазЦентр» пошел на мировое, а «Таркосаленефтегаз» – на принцип". pravdaurfo.ru. Mar 11, 2022. Retrieved Jul 13, 2022.

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