Traviaso-Taej oil pipeline

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Traviaso-TAEJ oil pipeline is an operating oil pipeline in Venezuela.

Location

The pipeline transports oil from PDVSA's Traviaso tank farm in El Tejero, Monagas to the TAEJ terminal (Terminal de Almacenaje y Embarque José), PDVSA's crude oil storage and shipping facility on the Caribbean coast west of Barcelona, Anzoátegui, Venezuela.

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Project Details

  • Operator: PDVSA[1]
  • Current capacity: 29.87 mtpa[1]
  • Length: 151 kilometers / 94 miles[1]
  • Diameter: 26 inches[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year:

Background

A pipeline in the El Tejero area experienced an explosion in March 2021, highlighting the risk for all local energy infrastructure;[2] a Venezuelan government official attributed the explosion to terrorism without citing evidence.[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Annual Statistics Bulletin, OPEC, 2009, p.74
  2. "Explosión en gasoducto de El Tejero en Monagas generó zozobra". EL NACIONAL (in español). 2021-03-21. Retrieved 2021-05-12.
  3. "Explota un gasoducto estatal en el este de Venezuela". CNN (in español). 2021-03-21. Retrieved 2021-05-11.

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