Carrasco-Cochabamba Oil Pipeline

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Carrasco-Cochabamba Oil Pipeline, also known by its Spanish initials OCC, is an operating oil pipeline in Bolivia.[1]


The pipeline starts at YPFB's Carrasco station in Carrasco, Bolivia and runs to the company's Cochabamba terminal in Cochabamba, Bolivia.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: YPFB Transporte SA[2]
  • Owner: YPFB Transporte SA[2]
  • Parent company: Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) 98.55%, Others 1.44%[3]
  • Capacity: 15,000 bpd[4][5]
  • Length: 247 km[1][6][7]
  • Diameter: 6.8 inches, 10 inches[1]
  • Status: Operating[8]
  • Start Year: 2005[1]
  • Cost: $50 million USD[1]
  • Financing:


The Carrasco-Cochabamba (OCC) pipeline, which was non-operational from 1999 to 2005 due to lack of crude oil, finally began commercial operations in June 2005.[1] In late 2015, a truck collided with the pipeline in Shinaota municipality starting a fire and causing infrastructural damage.[8]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "En junio entrará en funcionamiento el oleoducto Carrasco-Cochabamba". Agencia de Noticias Fides. March 30, 2005. Retrieved 2021-05-26.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Sistemas de Transporte de Hidrocarburos Líquidos - YPFB Transporte". YPFB Transporte (in español). Retrieved 2023-03-14.
  3. "¿Quiénes Somos? - YPFB Transporte". YPFB Transporte. Retrieved 2023-03-14.
  4. "Información Operativa del Sistema de Transporte de Hidrocarburos Líquidos por Ductos" (PDF). YPFB Transporte SA. April 25, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. "Lima Tambo - YPFB Transporte". YPFB Transporte (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-26.
  6. "Sistema de Transporte por Oleoductos" (PDF). ANH. Retrieved 2023-03-14.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. "Bolivia - Red de Oleoductos" (PDF). June 2005.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. 8.0 8.1 "YPFB repone operaciones en oleoducto Carrasco-Cochabamba". Reporte Energía (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-26.

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