New Sapugaskanda Oil Pipeline

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New Sapugaskanda Oil Pipeline is a proposed crude oil pipeline in Sri Lanka.[1]


The pipeline is expected to run from the port of Sapusgaskanda to the Sapusgaskanda oil refinery.[1]

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Project Details

    • Owner: Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC)[1]
    • Proposed capacity: 100,000 barrels per day[1]
    • Proposed length:
    • Status: Proposed[1]
    • Start Year:


In 2018 Ceylon Petroleum announced a plan to increase capacity to 100,000 bpd in partnership with IndianOil but has not signed an agreement to do so.[2] In July 2019 it was reported that CPC was evaluating bids for the expansion of the refinery.[3] In 2021, Ceylon Petroleum issued an invitation for proposals for consultancy services to carry out a feasibility study for construction of a new 100,000 bpd capacity oil refinery at Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka.[4]In addition, CPC is also reportedly planning to build a new oil pipeline to complement the existing port-to-refinery pipeline.[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Sri Lanka seeks to resolve trade imbalances by expanding oil-refining capabilities". Oxford Business Group. 2019-03-25. Retrieved 2021-08-26.
  2. "Iran agrees to build new refinery for Sri Lanka". Retrieved 2021-08-26.
  3. "". Retrieved 2021-08-26.
  4. INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS; Consultancy Services to Carry Out a Feasibility Study for Construction of a New 100,000 bpd Capacity Oil Refinery at Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka on Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) Basis (PDF). Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC). 2021.

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