Guadalajara Gas Pipeline

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Guadalajara Gas Pipeline, also known as the Guadalajara-CT Manzanillo pipeline, is an operating gas pipeline in Colima and Jalisco states, Mexico.


The pipeline runs between Manzanillo (Colima state) and El Salto (Jalisco state), Mexico.[1]

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Project Details


The pipeline began operating in June 2011.[2] Its route passes through Manzanillo, Armería, Tecomán, Coquimatlán, Colima and Cuauhtémoc in Colima state and Pihuamo, Tuxpan, Zapotiltic, Zapotlán el Grande, Gómez Farías, Sayula, Atoyac, Teocuitatlán de Corona, Zacoalco de Torres, Jocotepec, Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Juanacatlán y El Salto in Jalisco state.[1]

Technical description

The pipeline, operated by TC Energía, is 24 to 30 inches in diameter and 313 km (194 mi) long, with the capacity to transport 860 million cubic feet of natural gas per day, or 8.9 billion cubic meters per year.[2] From its western terminus at the Manzanillo LNG Terminal in Manzanillo, Colima state, it supplies 500 million cubic feet of natural gas per day to the Manuel Álvarez Moreno power plant in Manzanillo (operated by Mexico's Comisión Federal de Electricidad) and feeds another 360 million cubic feet per day into Mexico's national pipeline system at El Salto, near Guadalajara.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "TransCanada lanza convocatoria para estudio del mercado en Colima y Jalisco,", TransCanada México website, accessed March 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 "Sistema Manzanillo – Guadalajara". TC Energía (in español). Retrieved 2020-08-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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