Metro Instituto del Petróleo
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Station sign, 18 December 2006
Metro Instituto del Petróleo is a station along Line 5 and Line 6 of the metro of Mexico City serving the Colonia Valle del Tepeyac, Colonia San Bartolo Atepehuapan, and Colonia Nueva Industrial districts of the Gustavo A. Madero delegation of Mexico City.
The connection between platforms of Line 5 and Line 6 is made via a long passage decorated with sculptures made of oil barrels.
The station logo represents an oil derrick. The station was named after the nearby Mexican Institute of Petroleum. The station was opened for service along Line 5 on 30 August 1982. Service along Line 6 towards El Rosario started 21 December 1983, and towards Martín Carrera on 8 July 1986.
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