Yapacani-Colpa Gas Pipeline

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Yapacani-Colpa Gas Pipeline (also known as GYC) is an operating gas pipeline running within Bolivia.[1]

Location

The pipeline starts in Yapacaní, Bolivia and runs to Colpa, Bolivia.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: YPFB Transporte S.A[2]
  • Parent company: Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB)[2]
  • Capacity: 160 MMcf/d[3]
  • Length: X km / X miles
  • Diameter: 12 inches[4]
  • Status: Operating[5]
  • Start Year:
  • Cost:
  • Financing:

Background

In July 2015, the GYC suffered damage due to extraordinary increases in the water levels of the Yapacaní River as the pipeline is buried underneath a section of the riverbed.[6] In March 2017, the GYC a new piece of overhead pipeline was installed to go over the Yapacaní River during an inspection by the ANH.[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mapa Interactivo - YPFB Transporte". YPFB Transporte (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "¿Quiénes Somos? - YPFB Transporte". YPFB Transporte (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "ANH | Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos". www.anh.gob.bo. Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  4. "colpa - YPFB Transporte". YPFB Transporte (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  5. "Capacidad Gasoductos" (PDF). ANH.
  6. "YPFB Transporte ejecuta reparación del GYC". Reporte Energía (in español). Retrieved 2021-05-27.

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