OSBRA Pipeline

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OSBRA Pipeline is an operating oil (diesel fuel, gasoline, QAV, and LPG) pipeline running within Brazil.


The pipeline starts in Replan (Paulínia/SP) to Brasília Terminal/SP through the intermediaries of Ribeirão Preto/SP, Uberaba/MG, Uberlândia/MG, Senador Canedo/GO.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Transpetro[2]
  • Parent company: Petrobras[2]
  • Capacity: 6,000,000 cubic meters per year[3]
  • Length: 964 km / 599 miles[1]
  • Diameter: 12, 20 inches[1]
  • Status: Operating[4]
  • Start Year: 1996[4]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:


The pipeline has two piping systems: 786km from REPLAN Refinery to Senador Canedo tank farm and 178 km from Senador Canedo tank farm to Brasília tank farm.[3] The OSBRA pipeline has a real time leak detection system in place to protect the environment.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Senador Canedo Terminal - OSBRA Pipeline | Petrobras". Petrobras. Retrieved 2021-06-01.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Terminals and Pipelines | Petrobras". Petrobras. Retrieved 2021-06-01.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Testing a leak detection system". Hart Energy. Retrieved 2021-06-01.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Torres, Carlos Alberto Rodrigues; Camargo de Vicente, Ana Paula; Mitidiero, Leonardo; Coelho, Jorge Ibirajara E.; Bortolon, Carlos Roberto; Junqueira, Taˆnia (2010-01-01). "Osbra's Environmental Management System: A Successful Experience". 2010 8th International Pipeline Conference, Volume 3. ASMEDC: 125–134. doi:10.1115/IPC2010-31139. ISBN 978-0-7918-4422-9.

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