GasAndes Pipeline

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GasAndes Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline.


The pipeline runs from La Mora, Mendoza Province, in Argentina to San Bernardo, Chile, on the outskirts of Santiago, Chile.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gasoducto GasAndes S.A.
  • Parent Company: NOVA Corporation, Gasco, Gener, Compañía General de Combustibles, Techint Compañía Ténica Internacional
  • Current capacity: 3.3 billion cubic meters per year
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 288 miles / 463 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1997


In 1991, Argentina and Chile concluded the Gas Interconnection Protocol. For the implementation of this protocol several pipeline projects were proposed. The GasAndes Pipeline project was proposed by the consortium of NOVA Corporation of Canada, Chilean companies Gasco and Gener, and Argentine companies Compañía General de Combustibles and Techint Compañía Ténica Internacional. The feasibility study of the pipeline was concluded in 1994. The pipeline was commissioned in 1997.[2]

Technical features

The diameter of the pipeline is 610 mm (24 in) and the annual capacity is 3.3 billion cubic meters. It is supplied mainly from the Neuquén gas fields. Total investments of the project was US$1.46 billion.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. GasAndes Pipeline, Wikipedia, accessed February 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Template:Cite paper

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