According to Globaldata, the total length of active oil and gas pipelines in Former Soviet Union (FSU) was 405,882km at the start of 2023. A total of 12,068 planned and announced trunk natural gas pipelines are expected to come online during the outlook period 2023–2026. Of these, 9,813km represent planned pipelines with identified development plans, while there are 2,255km early-stage announced pipelines that are undergoing conceptual studies and are expected to get development approval. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global oil & gas pipelines segment. Buy the latest pipelines profiles here.
At the start of 2023, Russia had the highest active oil and gas pipelines length, followed by Ukraine, and Kazakhstan. Listed below are the ten longest active oil and gas pipelines/pipeline systems in FSU by length, according to GlobalData’s Pipelines Database.
1. Russian Gas System
2. Transneft Oil System
The Transneft Oil System in Russia is 50,800km long. This pipeline system is owned by AK Transneft and operated by AK Transneft. Transneft Oil System started operation in 1914. This system has a design capacity of 9,079,788bd (barrels per day). Buy the profile here.
3. Ukraine Gas System
Ukraine Gas System has a total length of 33,079km. Owned by JSC Mahistralni Gazoprovody Ukrainy, this pipeline/pipeline system in Ukraine is operated by Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine. It commenced operation in 1924. Ukraine Gas System has a design capacity of 29,197mmcfd (million cubic feet per day). Buy the profile here.
4. Transneft Product System
Transneft Product System has a total length of 16,449km. Owned by AK Transneft, this pipeline system in Russia is operated by AK Transnefteproduct. This pipeline system has a design capacity of 983,676bd. Buy the profile here.
5. Belarus Gas System
6. Uzbekistan Gas System
The 7,128km long Uzbekistan Gas System in Uzbekistan is owned by Uzbekneftegaz National Holding Co and operated by Uztransgaz. It became operational in 1992. Buy the profile here.
7. Central Asia–Center Pipeline
The Central Asia–Center Pipeline in Turkmenistan is 4,892km long. This pipeline is owned by Gazprom, National Company KazMunayGas, Turkmengaz and Uzbekneftegaz National Holding Co and operated by Gazprom. It became operational in 1987. Central Asia–Center Pipeline has a design capacity of 5,818mmcfd. Buy the profile here.
8. Ukraine Oil System
The Ukraine Oil System in Ukraine is 4,767km long. This pipeline system is owned by Naftogaz of Ukraine and operated by Ukrtransnafta. It has a diameter of 48inches. This pipeline system has a design capacity of 2,247,277bd. Buy the profile here.
9. Urengoy–Pomary–Uzhgorod Pipeline
The Urengoy–Pomary–Uzhgorod Pipeline has a total length of 4,451km. Owned by Gazprom and Naftogaz of Ukraine, this pipeline/pipeline system in Russia is operated by Gazprom. It commenced operation in 1984. It has design capacity of 3,092mmcfd. Buy the profile here.
10. KazTransOil Eastern Branch Pipeline
The KazTransOil Eastern Branch Pipeline in Kazakhstan is 3,880km long. This pipeline is owned by National Company KazMunayGas and operated by KazTransOil. It commenced operation in 1983. Buy the profile here.
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