The energy corridor refers to hydrocarbon transportation system, consisting of four-372 Km long pipelines, connecting two Deep water ports on the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts of Guatemala. Some of the specifications are:
- Each of the 4 pipelines has the capacity to carry oil and petroleum products, as well as liquefied natural gas.
- Each pipeline shall be 44” diameter, allowing a flow rate of approximately 7,200 m3//hour. At the same time, each pipeline will feature about 12 pumping stations located every 30 km approximately.
- Each port will have the capacity to store up to 203,600 m3 in four reinforced tanks.
Each port will have four buoys for loading and unloading hydrocarbons to the tankers.