Llanos Oil Pipeline

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Llanos Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in Colombia, known as Oleoducto de los Llanos Orientales in Spanish.


Collecting gas from the Rubiales, Pirirí, and Quifa fields, the Llanos Oil Pipeline runs from the Rubiales pumping station in Meta department to the Monterrey and CFP Cusiana stations in Casanare department, from where it can be transported to Coveñas, Sucre for export.[1][2][3]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Oleoducto de los Llanos Orientales
  • Parent company: Ecopetrol 65%[4], Frontera Energy Corporation 21%[5], others 14%[5]
  • Current capacity: 340,000 bpd[1]
  • Length: 235 km / 146 mi[1][6]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2009[2]


The pipeline, originally launched as a joint venture between Ecopetrol and Pacific Rubiales[6], was commissioned in 2009 and cost an estimated US$560 million.[2] Ecopetrol remains the pipeline's majority shareholder, with a 65% stake[4], while the remaining 35% is controlled by Pacific Midstream Limited, a subsidiary of Canada's Frontera Energy Corporation.[5][7][8]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 BACKGROUND REFERENCE: COLOMBIA, EIA, Jan. 7, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Presidente inaugura el Oleoducto de los Llanos Orientales, Dinero, Sep. 14, 2009
  3. "Mapa Oleoducto de los Llanos Orientales". ODL. Retrieved 2020-08-17.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Subsidiaries of Ecopetrol S.A." United States Securities and Exchange Commission. March 31, 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "ANNUAL INFORMATION FORM FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2019 (pp 20-21)" (PDF). Frontera Energy. March 5, 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Colombia heavy oil pipeline starts operations". World Oil. September 15, 2009.
  7. "Frontera Energy to Fully Acquire Pacific Midstream by Buying Up Outstanding Shares for $225 Million USD". Finance Colombia. October 16, 2017.
  8. "Frontera Energy ends deal to buy full ownership of Pacific Midstream". NS Energy Business. July 10, 2018.

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