Transandino pipeline

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Transandino pipeline
Location of Transandino pipeline
Location of Transandino pipeline
Country Colombia
From Orito, Department of Putumayo
To Tumaco, Department of Nariño
General information
Type oil
Operator Ecopetrol
Commissioned 1969
Technical information
Length 305 km (190 mi)
Maximum discharge 190,000 barrels per day (30,000 m3/d)

The Transandino pipeline is a 305-kilometre (190 mi) long crude oil pipeline, which transports oil from Orito, in the Department of Putumayo, to the Pacific port of Tumaco in the Department of Nariño, Colombia. The pipeline was built in 1969 with diameters of 10 inches (250 mm), 14 inches (360 mm) and 18 inches (460 mm). There are four pump stations and four reduce pressure stations.[1] The pipeline has the capacity of 190,000 barrels per day (30,000 m3/d). It is operated by Ecopetrol.[2]


  1. ^ "BOST project". UNCO United Refineries. Retrieved 2008-06-08. 
  2. ^ Steven Bodzin (2008-03-06). "Colombian Rebels Attack Pipeline Near Ecuador Border". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2008-06-08.