GASUN Gas Pipeline

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GASUN Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline.[1]

Location

The pipeline will run from Mimoso, Mato Grosso do Sul through Goiânia, Palmas, Belém to Maranhão.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Petrobras
  • Parent Company: Petrobras
  • Current capacity:
  • Proposed capacity: 10 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length: 3,100 miles / 4,989 km
  • Status: Construction
  • Start Year: 2026

Background

The National Unification Gas Pipeline (Gas Unificação – GASUN) will be a 4,989-kilometre (3,100 mi) natural gas pipeline in Brazil.[2][3] GASUN will connect the Gasbol pipeline with the northern Amazon and the Northeast states (Pará, Tocantins, Maranhão and Piauí) allowing transportation of Bolivian gas into these regions.[3] The project is expected to cost US$2.48 billion.[3] GASUN will connect the Gasbol pipeline with the northern Amazon and the Northeast states (Pará, Tocantins, Maranhão and Piauí) allowing transportation of Bolivian gas into these regions.Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; invalid names, e.g. too many Construction of this section started in 2005, and was completed in 2007.[4] The longest and most costly portion of GASUN will be the 2,260 kilometres (1,400 mi) long central-north branch, which is to connect Goiás and Maranhão. It will pass through Palmas and Belém, Pará. The entire natural gas pipeline is scheduled to be complete by 2026.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 GASUN, Wikipedia, accessed February 2018
  2. Transporting oil and gas: the world’s longest pipelines, Offshore Technology, Sep. 14, 2018
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 BRAZIL: Future to Run on Natural Gas, Inter Press Service, Jan. 29, 2004
  4. South America snapshot, Pipelines International, Oct. 13, 2015

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