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A picture taken on March 29, 2013 shows a GRTgaz compressor station,... News PhotoCompressor,Eastern France,Finance,France,Fuel and Power Generation,Station,Vertical,VosgesPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture taken on March 29, 2013 shows a GRTgaz compressor station, in Morelmaison,eastern France. A compressor station is a facility which helps the transportation process of natural gas from one location to another. Natural gas, while being transported through a gas pipeline, needs to be constantly pressurized in certain distance interval (around 200km). GRTgaz owns and operates the longest high-pressure natural gas transmission network in Europe AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)