Chiquilpe and Puerto Quito

After overcoming Papallacta, the oil begins its descent and therefore requires the application of a pressure reducing process, which is achieved through two strategically placed stations installed for this purpose: Chiquilpe and Puerto Quito.


  • Location: 
    • Chiquilpe: Nono / Quito Canton / Pichincha
    • Puerto Quito: Pedro Vicente Maldonado Canton / Pichincha
  • Transport capacity: 450,000 barrels per day


  • 5 pressure controlling valves
  • 1 relief tank
  • 2 re-injection pumps
  • 2 Power generation systems