Colpa-Warnes Gas Pipeline

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Colpa-Warnes Gas Pipeline, also known by its Spanish initials GCW, is an operating gas pipeline running within Bolivia in the Santa Cruz Department.[1]


The pipeline starts in Colpa, Bolivia and runs to Warnes, Bolivia.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: YPFB Transporte S.A[2]
  • Owner: YPFB Transporte SA[3]
  • Parent company: Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB)[2]
  • Capacity: 115.3 MMcf/d[1]
  • Length: 16 km / 9.9 miles[1]
  • Diameter: 16 inches[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2016[1]
  • Cost: estimated $12.5 million USD[1]
  • Financing: YPFB Transporte S.A.[1]


The Colpa-Warnes Pipeline initiated full commercial operations in April 2016.[1] In October 2021, the pipeline began supplying natural gas to PILAT (Parque Industrial Latinoamericano), billed as the largest industrial park in South America.[4]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 "Gasoducto Colpa-Warnes atenderá la creciente demanda del Norte Integrado". Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos. Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "¿Quiénes Somos? - YPFB Transporte". YPFB Transporte (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  3. "Ypfb Transporte S.A. Company Profile - Bolivia". EMIS. July 4, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "Santa Cruz: Presidente inauguró red que suministra gas al Parque Industrial Latinoamericano". Viceministerio de Comunicación - Bolivia. October 3, 2021.

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