EPIC Y Grade Pipeline, LP, a subsidiary of EPIC Y Grade Services, LP and EPIC Midstream Holdings, LP, has placed Phase 1 of its 650-mile NGL pipeline, connecting DLK Black River Midstream’s processing plant in Eddy County, N.M., and Delaware Basin Midstream’s terminal in Orla County, Texas, in service.
Once finished, the EPIC NGL Pipeline will have throughput capacity of 350,000 bpd with multiple origin points in the Delaware and Midland Basins, including interconnects in Orla, Benedum and Corpus Christi, Texas, where EPIC is constructing a fractionation complex to accommodate the pipeline’s volume. It will run side by side with the company’s 730-mile EPIC crude oil pipeline, which will deliver approximately 550,000 bpd from the Permian and Eagle Ford Basins to refining and export markets worldwide. day from the Delaware and Midland basins.
According to EPIC, NGL was introduced to the pipeline on March 12, and Phase 2 is currently under construction with a projected in-service date of June. Phase 3 of the project is expected to be completed in the second-half of 2019.