Trans Isthmus Crude Oil Pipeline

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Trans Isthmus Crude Oil Pipeline , known locally as Poliducto del Corredor Transístmico, is an oil pipeline in Mexico.[1]


The pipeline connects the Pajaritos terminal in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz on Mexico's Gulf coast with the Pemex terminal in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca on Mexico's Pacific coast.[2] En route, the pipeline passes through the General Lázaro Cárdenas del Río refinery in Minatitlán, Veracruz.[3]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Pemex (Petróleos Mexicanos)[1][2]
  • Parent company:
  • Current capacity: 351,000 barrels per day[4]
  • Proposed Capacity:
  • Length: 156 mi / 251 km[5]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2014[2]


The $1.4 billion pipeline ships oil between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. In June 2014, the pipeline commenced operations.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Trans Isthmus Crude Oil Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Inicia operaciones el Corredor Transístmico para el transporte de combustibles". Pemex. June 6, 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Corredor Transístmico, para transportar hidrocarburos del Golfo al Pacífico". Portal Automotriz. October 25, 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "Istmo de Tehuantepec in Mexico: better alternative to the Panama Canal" (PDF). CNH (Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos). Retrieved August 31, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. "Capacidades de transporte por ducto" (PDF). Pemex. Retrieved August 31, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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