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.
  3. "Corredor Transístmico, para transportar hidrocarburos del Golfo al Pacífico". Portal Automotriz. October 25, 2015.
  4. "Istmo de Tehuantepec in Mexico: better alternative to the Panama Canal" (PDF). CNH (Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos). Retrieved August 31, 2020.
  5. "Capacidades de transporte por ducto" (PDF). Pemex. Retrieved August 31, 2020.

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