16 November 2015

EP Petroecuador, YPF and YPFB Transporte participated in the sixth cross check

  • EP Petroecuador, YPF and YPFB Transporte carried out the sixth cross check of terminals, which was developed October 19-23 in the Balao Marine Terminal in Ecuador. Cross checks of terminals are promoted by the Pipelines and Terminals Committee of the Regional Association of Oil, Gas and Biofuels Sector Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL).

    This time, YPF was the evaluating company, while YPFB Transporte participated as an observer.

    The Balao Marine Terminal of EP Petroecuador has a tank farm for heavy products, a pumping station and three berths. The product is received through pipelines and tankers.

    The main objectives of the sixth cross check were the implementation of the checklist provided in ARPEL Reference Manual for Terminals Operation Management and the identification of strengths and opportunities for improvement of the terminal, focused also on the search for functional and technical enrichment of the Manual to be implemented in future revisions of the Terminals Integrity Project Team (EPIT).

    For more information about ARPEL cross checking, please visit the section "Reciprocal Assistance” of our webpage. 

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