Laying of a pipeline

How do we determine the best pipeline's route?

Taking all possible routes in account

As part of the preliminary study, Fluxys examines various possible routes to bring the natural gas from point A to point B. When choosing the route, all industrial and residential areas, whether existing or planned, are taken into account. Fluxys also evaluates the risks in the area affected by the future pipeline in order to take any specific technical measures that may be necessary. Special attention is given to farming areas, archaeological sites and the conservation of animal and plant life.

> More about the attention to the environment during the preliminary study

Wide dialogue

During the preliminary study, Fluxys holds informal meetings with the relevant federal, regional and local bodies, and every effort is made to take into account the demands that are put forward.

Fluxys then asks authorities and utilities for a written opinion on the pipeline’s route and chooses the best possible route for the pipeline in light of their remarks.

Lastly, Fluxys contacts the owners and users of all the lands that may be concerned, in order to tell them about the pipeline construction project and to gather any useful information (e.g. drainage system, extended operation, ...).

Tips for using search operators

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Boolean operators

You can find a group of words or a phrase by using the link words AND, OR and NOT:
known as Boolean operators, these words are used to combine terms in the search field.

  • AND: All the search terms must be included in the publication. Typing in Apple AND Pear will return publications containing both the word Apple and the word Pear.

     

  • OR :  At least one of the search terms must be included in the publication. Typing in Apple OR Pear will return publications containing either the word Apple or the word Pear or both.

     

  • NOT: The term preceded by NOT must not be included in the publication. Typing in Apple NOT Pear will return publications containing the word Apple but not the word Pear.