Gran Gasoducto Del Sur Parana Uruguayana Pipeline

Summary Information

  • Source: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Destination: Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Ownership: BG Group
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  • Length: 215 kilometres ( miles)
  • Capacity: 2.5 million cubic meters of gas per day
  • Status: Operating

Details

  • The pipeline system is designed to transport nearly 20 million cubic metres of natural gas a day, supplied from basins in Argentina to markets in Uruguay and southern Brazil. Crossing the River Plate will be a 24-inch diameter, 50 km pipeline, reducing to 18-inch diameter for the remainder of the distance to Montevideo.

History

  • 1998 - The consortium of BG, Pan American Energy of Argentina and the Uruguayan state energy company ANCAP were chosen to build the pipeline
  • 2002 - First gas flows through the pipeline

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