Argentina’s ‘first mile’ pipeline challenge

By The Wildcat 26 January 2017
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Beyond the gathering pipelines Argentina’s trunklines have plenty of capacity to deal with the new production. (TGN) Beyond the gathering pipelines Argentina’s trunklines have plenty of capacity to deal with the new production. (TGN)

Making a shale champion out of Argentina was always going to be a marathon, not a sprint. However, the first mile could prove to be the toughest of all.

The country’s so-called ‘gathering lines’ – the labyrinth of gas pipelines that run from fields to processing plants and also feed into Argentina’s main network – are struggling to cope with the increase in transit.

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