Ule-Amuay oil pipeline

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Ulé-Amuay oil pipeline is an operating oil pipeline in Venezuela.


The pipeline transports oil from the Ulé tank farm in Tia Juana, Zulia, Venezuela to the Amuay refinery in Carirubana, Falcón, Venezuela.

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Project Details

  • Operator: PDVSA[1]
  • Current capacity: 22.59 mtpa[2]
  • Length: 230 kilometers / 143 miles[1]
  • Diameter: 26 inches[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year:


In 2020 and 2021, several ruptures have occurred along the pipeline reducing overall state output.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Annual Statistical Bulletin (p. 91)" (PDF). OPEC. 2017.
  2. Annual Statistics Bulletin, OPEC, 2009, p.74
  3. "Ruptura del oleoducto Ulé reduce la producción de gasolina en la refinería Cardón - LaPatilla.com". www.lapatilla.com (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-11.

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