Traviaso-Taej oil pipeline

From Global Energy Monitor


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


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:


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]

Articles and resources


  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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