Transportadora de Gas del Sur
: Gas Transporter of the South) is the biggest Natural Gas
extractor in Argentina.
TGS was established on December 28
after the privatization of the Argentinian energy sector, it was part of Gas del Estado
, divided later on Transportadora de Gas del Sur and Transportadora de Gas del Norte
Is the biggest gas supplier in Argentina, operating the biggest pipeline system of the country and of Latin America transporting the 60% of the total Natural gas consumed and supplies directly to distributors, electric generators and industries.
The maximum capacity is of 74.265.500 m3
a day, with an extension of 7.972 km of Pipeline transport
and a maximum potency of 579.090 HP.
TGS also distributes Liquefied natural gas
(LNG), Operating in the General Cerri complex in Buenos Aires Province
Telcosur S.A., another bussines company owned by TGS is dominating the telecommunications market in rural areas providing industries and facilities.
General Cerri Complex
Located in Buenos Aires Province the General Cerri Complex is dedicated to the recovery ethane, propane, butane, natural gasoline and NGL.
All the products recovered are dispatched to Galván Harbor a near facility were are stored or loaded in trucks or ships for distribution.
The General Cerri Complex Produces 40% of the company income.
TGS has three pipelines that produce 60% of the company income the largest is the San Martin that provides with natural gas Tierra del Fuego Province, Chubut province, Rio Negro Province, Neuquén Province and Buenos Aires Province while the other two provide Neuquén Province, La Pampa Province and Buenos Aires Province.
|| Pipe dimensions
|| Max. Power
|| Compressor stations
|| Max Potence |
||1,971 km - 1,224 Miles
||24 / 30 inches
||68,310 Hp |
||2,201 km - 1,367 Miles
||30 / 36 inches
||145,980 Hp |
||3,756 km - 2,333 Miles
||364,800 Hp |