Madero-Cadereyta Pipeline

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This article is part of the Global Fossil Infrastructure Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor and the Center for Media and Democracy.

Madero-Cadereyta Pipeline is an oil pipeline in Mexico.[1]


The pipeline runs from Cadereyta, Mexico to Madero, Mexico, where is connects to other Pemex oil pipelines.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Pemex
  • Parent Company: Pemex
  • Current capacity: 155,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 818 mi / 1,317 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2002


The pipeline was part of the Cadereyta Refinery Reconfiguration Project, which involved the construction of ten new power plants and the expansion of four existing power plants.[2]

Oil Spill

In 2014 the Madero-Cadereyta Pipeline was tapped by thieves leading to an oil spill along a 6 kilometer stretch of Rio San Juan.[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Oil spill that fouled Mexican river will take months to clean up" Reuters, accessed August 2018
  2. Cadereyta Refinery Reconfiguration, Nuevo León, Hydrocarbons Technology, accessed October 2018

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Existing oil and gas pipelines in Mexico