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By the order of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Armenia as of 1st August 1997 Armgazprom State Concern was reorganized within the framework of the process of reorganization, corporatization and privatization of gas industry enterprises — ensuring the programs for restoration of the financial system of the gas sector, as well as with the aim of increasing the level of manageability, safety and environmental protection and preservation, development of fixed assets. As a result of merger of the state and subsidiary enterprises operating in the State Concern, the state enterprises Armtransgaz and Armgaz were created.
By the order of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Armenia as of 11 May 1998, the Charter of the State Closed Joint Stock Company (SCJSC) Armtransgaz was approved. The founder of Armtransgaz was the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Armenia.
By the decision of the Board of Directors of the Armenian-Russian Closed Joint Stock Company ArmRosgazprom the subsidiaries of the Company were established on 1 June 1999, including Transgaz Limited Liability Company.
Taking into account that on 11 February 2014 CJSC ArmRosgazprom was officially renamed into CJSC Gazprom Armenia, on 5 March 2014 it was decided to rename the Company into Transgaz LLC of Gazprom Armenia.
In 1998–2018 the Director of Transgaz LLC was Nikolay Gabrielyan and since 12 July 2018, the Director of the Company is Garegin Arakelyan.
The total length of the main gas transmission pipelines of Transgaz LLC is over 1,682 km.
Through the gas transmission system operated by Transgaz LLC the natural gas is delivered to urban and rural settlements of the Republic of Armenia, ensuring uninterrupted, reliable and safe gas supply to consumers.
To implement this important activity, the system of Transgaz LLC includes: 75 gas distribution stations (GDS), 21 metering stations, involving Koghb gas metering station on the Armenia-Georgia border, 229 linear valves on the linear part of the main gas transmission line, 28 of which are on the Iran-Armenia gas pipeline, 181 electrochemical protection stations, including 165 cathodic and 16 drainage stations, Abovyan underground gas storage station, with 21 underground gas wells and a compressor station.
Gas pipelines operated by Transgaz LLC:
Ghazakh — Yerevan (I line and II line), Krasny Most-Sevkar-Berd, Dilijan-Vanadzor, Ghazakh — Yerevan — UGS, Circular gas pipeline around Yerevan, Sevan-Jaber, Jaber — GDS —2, Ilichevsk-Yerevan, Yerevan-Ararat, Yerevan Armavir, Jermuk-Ararat, Krasny Most —Alaverdi, Vanadzor-Alaverdi, Vanadzor-Gyumri, Gyumri — Maralik, Gyumri — Armavir, Armavir — Karmrashen, Maralik — Karmrashen, Sevan — Gavar, Gavar — Martuni, Martuni — Vardenis, Vardenis — Jermuk, Jermuk — Vayk, Vayk-Yeghegnadzor, Angeghakot — Jermuk, Jermuk — Ararat, Stepanakert — Goris, Goris — Nakhijevan, Goris — Kapan — Kajaran, Angeghakot — Jermuk, Meghri — Kajaran, Kajaran — Sisian, Angehakot — Jermuk.
Twice a year Transgaz LLC of Gazprom Armenia conducts training exercises in the Linear Operation Branches (LOB) in different regions of Armenia, as well as at the Abovyan underground gas storage station.The main purpose of such trainings is to improve professional, practical skills, coordinated work and cooperation of the staff, check the level of personnel training to act in case of emergencies, increase the efficiency of interaction and joint work of Transgaz specialists with rapid response teams and emergency services of the relevant departments.