Trans Isthmian Oil Pipeline

Summary Information

  • Source: Atlantic Ocean
  • Destination: Pacific Ocean
  • Ownership: Petroterminal de Panama (PTP)
  • Website: http://www.petroterminal.com/
  • Length: 131 kilometres (81 miles)
  • Capacity: 800,000 barrels of oil per day
  • Crude Type:

Brief Description

  • A pipeline that was built to transport Alaskan crude from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean
  • It was reversed in 2009
  • Also known as the Trans-Panama pipeline

Pipeline Status

  • In operation

History

  • 2008 - Tesoro signs agreement to transport crude
  • 2009 - Crude was sent for the first time the Atlantic to the Pacific

Other Information

  • The pipeline was constructed to facilitate the transportation of Alaskan North Slope Crude oil (ANSCO) from Valdez, Alaska to refineries on the Gulf coast of the US.

Links

  1. Pipeline Webpage
  2. Tesoro Announces Panama Pipeline Agreement

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