Hon La-Thakhek Oil Pipeline

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The Hon La-Thakhek Oil Pipeline is a proposed crude oil pipeline in Vietnam and Laos.[1]


The pipeline runs from Hon La, Vietnam to Thakhek, Laos.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Petro Lao
  • Owner: Petro Lao
  • Proposed capacity: 22,400 barrels per day
  • Length: 190 mi / 306 km
  • Status: Shelved
  • Start Year: 2024


In April 2017 the governments of Vietnam and Laos agreed to built a pipeline that would connect the Hon La Oil Stockpile in Hon La Harbour in Vietnam’s Quang Binh province to Laos’s Khammuan province.[1] The Oil Stockpile would be built by 2020 and the pipeline would be built by 2024.[2] As of September 2020 there has been no further news about the project in more than two years and it appears to be shelved.

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Laos to Link to Vietnamese Oil Pipeline, The Laotian Times, May 22, 2017
  2. Laos, Vietnam speeding up oil pipeline project, Vientiane Times, Oct. 12, 2017

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