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Central Asia Gas Pipeline, Ltd. (CentGas) was a consortium formed in the 1990s to develop a project to build the Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline from Turkmenistan's natural gas fields to Pakistan.[1] The consortium had also considered an extension of the pipeline to the New Delhi area. Regional and political instability proved too great a challenge to overcome and the project eventually was cancelled after Unocal (the largest CentGas investor) withdrew from the consortium.

Consortium group members[edit]

The consortium was led by Union Oil Company of California (Unocal) and Delta Oil Company of Saudi Arabia. Original members of Cent Gas were:

In June 1998, Gazprom relinquishes its 10% stake in the CentGas pipeline project. On 8 December 1998, Unocal announced that it was withdrawing from the CentGas consortium.


  1. ^ Affairs, Chevron Policy, Government and Public. "Consortium formed to build Central Asia gas pipeline". chevron.com. Archived from the original on 2017-12-01. Retrieved 2017-11-29. {{cite web}}: |first= has generic name (help)