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Pipeline transportation of oil and oil products in Italy
Meshkov Ivan

Analyst at the Centre for Strategical Research and Geopolitics in the Sphere of Power Industry of MGIMO

121248, Russia, Moscow, ul. Kutuzovskii, 10


The article contains the characteristic of the Italian system of oil and oil products pipeline transportation. The author describes the key pipeline systems: the Central Europe Pipeline System, the Transalpine Pipeline and the Northern Italy Pipeline System, and enumerates the working oil refineries. Besides, the author considers the norms of regulation of pipeline transportation of oil and oil products and the normative peculiarities of a new infrastructure creation, line tap and its modification. The author applies theoretical research methods: the analysis of foreign language sources, the Mass Media information analysis and the national statistics analysis. The scientific novelty of the study consists in the systematization and actualization of data on the Italian pipeline system; the description of the key directions of oil and oil products transportation from Italy to West European and Central European countries; the description of the process of oil and oil products transportation in Italy on the base of the national statutory acts; the analysis of the prerequisites to the reorganization of the Italian logistic system of oil and oil products transportation.

Keywords: the Central Europe Pipeline System, the Transalpine Pipeline, oil products, European pipeline systems, transportation, Italian oil refineries, oil, pipeline transport regulation, Italy, pipeline transport



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