Carrasco-Cochabamba Gas Pipeline

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Carrasco-Cochabamba Gas Pipeline (also known as GCC) is an operating gas pipeline running from Carrasco to Cochabamba within Bolivia.[1]


The pipeline starts in Carrasco and runs to Cochabamba, Bolivia.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: YPBF and Transredes[2]
  • Parent company: YPBF (97.4%), Other (2.6%)
  • Capacity: 120 MMcfd[3]
  • Length: 250 km / 155 miles[2]
  • Diameter: 16 inches[2]
  • Status: Operating[4]
  • Start Year: 2008[2]
  • Cost: $170 million USD[2]
  • Financing:


Some areas which the pipeline passes through are geologically unstable.[4][5] In January 2021, YPBF was finalizing repair work on the GCC in the Sillar zone for damage done by a landslide which washed away nearly 70 meters of the pipeline in Villa Tunari.[4]

Articles and resources


  1. Opinión Bolivia. "Talud daña gasoducto Carrasco-Cochabamba y afecta suministro de gas natural a 5 departamentos". Opinión Bolivia (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "StackPath". Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  3. "ANH supervisó trabajos en gasoducto Carrasco-Cochabamba". Reporte Energía (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "YPFB concluyó los trabajos de reparación del gasoducto Carrasco-Cochabamba". Los Tiempos (in español). 2021-01-17. Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  5. "YPFB normaliza el suministro de gas natural por el Gasoducto Carrasco-Cochabamba". Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos. Retrieved 2021-05-27.

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