GT Pipeline, LLC, a subsidiary of Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC, has launched a binding open season to secure new shipper commitments for the Sabine Bayou Line, a new pipeline system near Port Arthur, Texas.
The roughly six-mile Sabine Bayou Line is a common carrier, bidirectional pipeline system that will transport regular gasoline, premium gasoline, and gasoline blend stocks to and from origin and destination points at terminal facilities in the West Port Arthur area. The system will offer transportation services between the following origin and destination points:
- The West Port Arthur Tank Farm and the GT Logistics Main Tank Farm
- The GT Main Tank Farm and the GT Logistics Shoreside Tank Farm
The pipeline system will be built to accommodate a peak flow rate of 7,500 barrels per hour. The section between West Port Arthur Tank Farm and the GT Logistics Main Tank Farm will be approximately 2.45 miles of 16-inch pipe, with a maximum daily capacity of 128,000 barrels. The section between the GT Main Tank Farm and the GT Logistics Shoreside Tank Farm will be approximately 4.2 miles of 20-inch pipe with a maximum daily capacity of 180,000 barrels.
The open season began on April 6, 2017, at 8 a.m. CDT, and will close at 5 p.m. CDT on May 9, 2017.