Sapusgaskanda Oil Pipeline

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Sapusgaskanda Oil Pipeline is an operating crude oil pipeline in Sri Lanka.[1]


The pipeline runs from the Sapusgaskanda oil refinery to the port of Sapusgaskanda.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC)
  • Current Capacity: 50,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1969


The pipeline was built by Iran and handled Iranian light crude until the imposition of economic sanctions on Iran in 2012 for development of its nuclear program.[2]

Expansion Project Details

  • Owner: Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC)
  • Proposed capacity: 50,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed length:
  • Status: Proposed
  • Start Year:

Expansion Project Background

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 to build the expansion.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. Sri Lanka - Oil and Gas,, Aug. 11, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 Iran agrees to build new refinery for Sri Lanka, Hydrocarbons Processing, May 16, 2018
  3. Sri Lanka - Oil and Gas,, Jul. 22, 2019

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