Venezuela Colombia Oil Pipeline Project

Summary Information

  • Source: Orinoco River, Venezuela
  • Destination: Tumaco , Colombia
  • Ownership: PDVSA / Ecopetrol
  • Website: http://www.ecopetrol.com.co/
  • Length: kilometres (2000 miles)
  • Capacity: barrels of oil per day
  • Crude Type: Orinoco heavy oil

Brief Description

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Pipeline Status

  • Planned

History

  • 2011 - The foreign ministers of Colombia and Venezuela agreed to create a joint venture company to construct the pipeline

Other Information

  • The pipeline would give hydrocarbons-rich Venezuela access to Colombia's Pacific coast and allow for quicker transport of crude to Asian markets

Links

  1. Colombia, Venezuela to build 2,000-mile oil pipeline

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