Phillips 66 Proposes Pipelines, New Deepwater Export Terminal

HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 is pr... Read More

EQM Raises Cost, Delays Timing of Mountain Valley Pipeline

(Reuters) – EQM Midstream Partners LP said it had rais... Read More

Brazos Midstream Extending Delaware Basin Gathering System

FORT WORTH, Texas – Brazos Midstream executed gathering an... Read More

Uganda’s 900-Mile Oil Pipeline Facing Opposition

KAMPALA (Reuters) – A group of 30 international and local ... Read More

API Names Next CEO

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has elected Mike Som... Read More

PLCA Names Shuler President of Associate Members

The Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) has named Jared... Read More

API President to Step Down in August

After 10 years running one of Washington’s most influentia... Read More

API Names New Arkansas Petroleum Council Executive Director

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has named Kelly Robb... Read More

Canadian Oil Pipeline Congestion Sets Up Storage Play

(Reuters) – Upheavals in the Canadian crude market are pro... Read More

Saudi Aramco Inks 20-Year Deal with Sempra for LNG Supply

(PLN News Services) – Saudi Aramco signed a 20-year agreem... Read More

IFM Investors to Acquire Operator Buckeye Partners for $6.5 Billion

(Reuters) – Asset manager IFM Investors will acquire pipel... Read More

Chevron Drops $33 Billion Pursuit of Anadarko, Hands Win to Occidental

Chevron Corp abandoned its pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum Co... Read More

Planned Projects

Owner: Buckeye Partners LP

Project: South Texas Gateway Pipeline

Type: Project includes the construction of a 24-inch distribution system named Buckeye Texas Market Center; the addition of a fifth deep-water dock at the BTP facilities, capable of high-rate loading Suezmax-sized vessels, which would complement existing export and import capabilities; the expansion of the storage capabilities at BTP’s Corpus Christi facilities; and the construction of a long-haul pipeline

Location: Wink and Midland, TX – Corpus Christi, TX

Start: 2019

Comments: Project is currently undergoing an open season and, when complete, will have a total capacity of up to 400 Mbpd with multiple segregations

New Projects

Owner: Enterprise Products Partners LP

Contractor(s): Primoris/Holloman Corp./Pumpco

Project: Midland-to-Sealy Pipeline

Type: Project includes the construction of 24-inch pipeline

Miles: 416

Location: Midland, TX - Sealy, TX

Completion: 2018

Comments: Pipeline will have the capability to provide up to 540 Mbpd of take-away capacity for growing volumes of crude oil, and condensate from the Permian Basin


Ongoing Projects

Owner: Enterprise Products Pipeline LP

Contractor(s): NC Contractors

Project: ECHO Phase II

Type: Project includes the extension the 30-inch ECHO Pipeline

Miles: 80

Location: Wilson County, TX – Gardendale, TX

Start: 2017

Comments: Project will increase capacity to 350,000 bpd


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