Ukhta-Torzhok Gas Pipeline

From Global Energy Monitor
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Ukhta-Torzhok Gas Pipeline is an operating pipeline in Russia.[1]


The Uktha-Torzhok pipeline takes gas from the hub of Ukhta and transports it Southwest to Torzhok via 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: 2012


The construction of the Ukhta – Torzhok gas pipeline started in 2011. Its linear part and top-priority compressor stations were put onstream in 2012 and the other compressor capacities in 2013.[1]


The Ukhta – Torzhok and the partially parallel Ukhta-Torzhok 2 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][2]

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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