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Construction of circular gas pipeline being completed in Uzbekistan’s Tashkent

Oil&Gas Materials 28 January 2021 16:45
Construction of circular gas pipeline being completed in Uzbekistan’s Tashkent

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 28

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

A new circular gas pipeline built in Uzbekistan’s Tashkent will improve the gas supply to Chilanzar, Uchtepa, Yakkasaray, Mirabad, and Shaykhantaur districts, Trend reports with reference to Khududgaztaminot JSC (regional gas supply company).

According to the company, the construction of the facility is driven by the need to expand the existing infrastructure of gas distribution networks, which is coupled with the improvement of the architectural appearance of the capital, the construction of new residential areas, and the creation of new production facilities.

It was noted that the new gas pipeline with a diameter of 1,020 millimeters and a length of about eight kilometers will cross 13 highways and two collectors. Some 7,930 meters of pipes were delivered to a construction site in the Sergeli district, of which 6,100 meters have already been installed.

In addition, about 80 specialists work at the facility and 22 units of special equipment are involved. The whole process of work is controlled by the construction headquarters of Khududgaztaminot JSC.

Khududgaztaminot JSC noted that the commissioning of the gas pipeline will make it possible to create a circular gas artery in the capital and thereby improve gas supply to the Chilanzar, Uchtepa, Yakkasaray, Mirabad, and Shaykhantaur regions.

According to the information, over 671,000 individuals and 13,000 legal entities are consumers of natural gas in Tashkent. At the end of 2020, they were supplied with more than four billion cubic meters of gas, which is 10 percent more compared to 2019.

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