The purpose of the plant is to interconnect TGS (Transportadora Gas del Sur) transport system with Rio de la Plata under river crossing of Cruz del Sur Gas pipeline, in order to allow the supply of natural gas to Uruguay Republic.
Buchanan Compressor Plant is located in the vicinity of the Current Regulator Plant Buchanan II of TGS, located approximately 4 Km. northeast of the crossing of provincial routes nº 6 and 53, Buenos Aires province.
The compressor plant is composed of two Solar Turbines Model Saturn C165 for an important transport capacity; with the necessary additional equipment for gas treatment, having its own electric power and compressed air supply.
COINTEC’s services were the completion of Basic engineering and the development of multidisciplinary detail engineering.