South–North Pipeline Korea

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South–North Pipeline Korea is an oil pipeline in South Korea.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Koyang terminal to Seoul, South Korea.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Daehan Oil Pipeline Corporation (DOPCO)[1]
  • Current capacity: 400,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 900 kilometers / 540 miles
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1997

Background

The South North Pipeline (SNP) is a north-south petroleum products pipeline in the Republic of Korea owned by the Daehan Oil Pipeline Corporation (DOPCO). DOPCO finished construction of the Kyungin pipeline between Koyang terminal and Gimpo Airport in 1992. In 1997, construction of Seongnam terminal marked the completion of the entire 900 km (560 mi) pipeline. The United States Forces Korea obtain jet fuel through the SNP.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 South–North Pipeline Korea, Wikipedia, accessed September 2017

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