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Late 2018 datas

Gas consumption in the administrative regions

In TWh
2018 vs 2017 in %
Hauts- de-France 71 TWh -4 % Normandie 47 TWh + 6   % Centre Val de Loire 16 TWh - 2   % Pays de la Loire 22 TWh - 9 % Nouvelle Aquitaine 14 TWh - 4   % Bretagne 16 TWh +2   % Île- de-France 73 TWh - 3 % Grand Est 72 TWh -8 % Bourgogne Franche-Comté 20 TWh - 45   % Auvergne Rhône-Alpes 48 TWh - 7   % Provence-Alpes Côte d’azur 38 TWh - 14 % Occitanie 6 TWh + 0   %
GRTgaz
Total consumption
GRTgaz scope 2018
442 TWh

Main structures
commissioned in 2018

Canalisation

  • _ Commissioning of Val de Saône pipeline

Biomethane

  • _ 4 projects commissioned

The network

Pipes

Total length
32,548km
Main network
7,874 km
Minimal diameter
DN 80 mm
Regional network
24,624 km
Maximal diameter
DN 1,200 mm

Network pressure

74%
of the transmission
network is operated
at a maximum pressure of

67.7 bars
Maximum network pressure:
95 bars
Minimum network pressure:
16 bars

Odorisation

32
odorisation testing sites including 31 operated by GRTgaz
32
odorisation installations (injection UHT + testing) in 25 sites including 12 operated by GRTgaz and 6 in biomethane stations

Stations

Delivery stations
3,389 public distribution stations
991 industrial consumer stations

Pressure reduction stations
770

Shut-off stations
4,813

Compression

26 compression stations
Total installed power (élec/gaz) :
598 MW
Electro
295 MW
(32 machines)
Turbo
298 MW
(42 machines)
Moto
5 MW
(5 machines)

Safety of
the pipelines

Monitoring

  • _ Network visible from a road:
    from once per week to once per month
  • _ Network visible from a plane:
    once to twice per month
  • _ Network visible only on foot:
    once per year

Control of third-party work

  • _ Number of DT * + DICT ** received
    and processed by GRTgaz in 2018:
    83,849
  • _ Number of DT + DICT regarding
    GRTgaz : 79,259
*- Declaration of Work Projects
**- Declaration of Intention to Start Work

Incidents due to third-party work:
4 in 2016 / 4 en 2017 / 2 in 2018

Quantities of natural gas transported

645.68 TWh in 2018

The network

Pipes

Total length
32,548km
Main network
7,498 km
Minimal diameter
DN 80 mm
Regional network
24,916 km
Maximal diameter
DN 1,200 mm

Network pressure

74%
of the transmission
network is operated
at a maximum pressure of

67.7 bars
Maximum network pressure:
95 bars
Minimum network pressure:
16 bars

Odorisation

32
odorisation testing sites including 31 operated by GRTgaz
32
odorisation installations (injection UHT + testing) in 25 sites including 12 operated by GRTgaz and 6 in biomethane stations

Stations

Delivery stations
3,389 public distribution stations
991 industrial consumer stations

Pressure reduction stations
770

Shut-off stations
4,813

Compression

26 compression stations
Total installed power (élec/gaz) :
598 MW
Electro
295 MW
(32 machines)
Turbo
298 MW
(42 machines)
Moto
5 MW
(5 machines)

Customers

150 shipper customers
at the end of 2018
19 distribution network
managers connected
742 active industrial
customers in 2018, including 13 electricity
production plants
using natural gas at the end
of 2018

Traded on
the French market

983 TWh
traded through gas hubs
(PEG Nord and TRS)

Financial results 2017

Consolidated data, IFRS standards
Sales revenue
1,884 M€
EBITDA
1,051 M€
Net recurring income
308 M€

Human resources

3,014 GRTgaz
France employees
as at 31/12/2018
2,305 men
709 women
of which
Operatives
335
Supervisors
1,352
Executives
1,327

Health and safety at work

Frequency
rate:
0.5
Severity
rate:
0.02
Expanded
frequency index:
12
Frequency rate of external
companies providing
services for GRTgaz:
4.4

Distribution per
investment purpose

(In M€)

5 Quality

11 Environment

33 Shipment

41 Connections,
services,
for third parties

85 Excluding infrastructure

89 Obsolescence

104 Safety

153 Fluidisation