Centria Reti Gas is a subsidiary of Estra S.p.A. responsible for the transport of natural gas and the distribution and sale of LPG.
Natural gas With over 5,500 kilometres of proprietary pipelines, Centria Reti Gas is among the leading players in this sector in Central Italy. Its distribution network serves 88 municipalities in ten provinces and four regions (Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria). Centria Reti Gas serves 460,000 customers and distributes over 700 million cubic metres of natural gas. Its pipelines and installations have some of the strongest safety records in Italy, as measured by Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity and Gas (AEEG), which in 2011 ranked the company sixth for the safety of its installations at the national level, awarding it incentives of over €1 million.
The core business of Centria Reti Gas consists of:
Centria Reti Gas distributes and sells LPG via its network, offering safe and cost-effective service to various types of users. It is a valid alternative for homes, businesses and communities not located near natural gas pipelines.
Its network extends over 136 km in 50 municipalities in seven provinces of Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna. It serves 5,640 customers through 125 facilities and 225 storage depots. According to a survey conducted by the industry authority (AEEG), the LPG service offered by Centria Reti Gas is number-three in the national rankings (up from number-four in 2010).
Supply of LPG for home use through a centralised network similar to its natural gas counterpart. This is the best way of meeting the energy needs of both large and small communities located at some distance from natural gas pipelines, from a neighbourhood to a municipality, from a private allotment to a tourist resort.
Centria Reti Gas designs, builds and manages LPG service using underground pipe networks, for which it offers 24-hour technical support service, from storage to the end user's meter.
Design takes account of local environmental characteristics and is harmoniously integrated into nature and the local landscape. Tanks are located on the perimeter of residential areas and are buried to ensure that their visual impact is kept to a minimum.
Fully paid-up share capital of €180,622,334 - Economic and Administrative Index (REA) No. 166736, VAT number and tax code 02166820510