Petrobras to Bring Urucu-Coari-Manaus Gas Pipeline On Stream

In the presence of president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Petrobras will inaugurate the Urucu-Coari-Manaus gas pipeline on Thursday, November 26, 2009. The event is scheduled for 10 AM (noon Brasília Standard Time) at the Isaac Sabbá Refinery (Reman), in Manaus. Part of the Growth Acceleration Program (GAP), the gas pipeline is 661 km long on its trunk line, which connects Urucu to Manaus, and has seven branches that will be used to supply the cities of Coari, Codajás, Anori, Anamã, Caapiranga, Manacapuru, and Iranduba. The gas pipeline is capable of transporting 4.1 million cubic meters of gas per day.