Tag Archives: pipeline construction projects

Tallgrass Sets Open Season for Pony Express Pipeline Expansion

LEAWOOD, Kan. – Tallgrass Energy scheduled an open season for crude oil shipping commitments from the Guernsey, Wyo., origin point to refinery delivery points along the Pony Express system and Cushing, Okla. The open season begins at noon Friday and ends Jan. 18. Depending on the results, the pipeline could expand capacity an additional 300,000 bpd beyond its expected year-end capacity of 400,000 bpd. The company expects to reach full service in the third quarter of 2020.

Wolf Launches Open Season for Midland Basin Crude Oil Pipeline

ALLAS – Wolf Midstream Partners launched a binding open season to solicit long-term, shipper commitments for the proposed Red Wolf Crude Connector, a new crude oil pipeline to serve the Midland Basin. The open season ends at 4 p.m. CST Dec. 14. The 40-mile, 16-inch pipeline, with an initial capacity of 120,000 bpd, would originate in Howard County near Big Spring, Texas and connect to Wolf’s existing crude oil terminal and downstream connections near Colorado City, Texas. The Red Wolf Crude Connector will provide a direct takeaway option for producers and shippers to realize committed […]

Phillips 66, Bridger Plan Pipeline from Bakken to Texas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Phillips 66 and Bridger Pipeline announced they have preliminary plans for a new pipeline to send Bakken crude oil to Texas. The Liberty Pipeline will transport 350,000 bpd of oil from the Bakken and Rockies production areas to Corpus Christi, Texas. Bridger Pipeline spokesman Bill Salvin told the Bismarck Tribune there’s a need for more crude oil pipeline capacity from both North Dakota and Wyoming, adding interest from shippers will determine the final pipeline route. The project will involve a combination of new construction and expanding existing pipelines. If the companies’ plans materialize […]

Construction contract awarded for European Gas Pipeline

October 2018

Gascade, a subsidiary of BASF and Gazprom, has awarded a construction contract for six lots of the European Gas Pipeline (EUGAL) to the joint venture between Bonatti and Max Streicher. The pipeline will be powered by the Nord Stream 2, the gas transport network that connects Siberia to the heart of Europe via the Baltic Sea. The EUGAL route will cover 300 miles and have a capacity of 55 Bcm annually. The 56-inch pipeline is divided into 14 lots. The scope of the work awarded to the joint venture includes the construction of the southern […]

Tallgrass announces Seahorse Pipeline open season

October 2018

Tallgrass Energy LP announced an open season soliciting binding shipper commitments for crude oil transportation service on Seahorse Pipeline. The proposed Seahorse project is a 700-mile, 30-inch crude oil pipeline with capacity to transport up to 800 Mbpd from Cushing, OK, to the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Operating as a multi-grade common batch system, Seahorse, along with Tallgrass’ Pony Express Pipeline, would ensure domestic refiners and international markets have access to “neat” barrels from five different production basins. Tallgrass said the Seahorse open season will end in October, with commercial operations expected to start in the […]

CJ Express Pipeline starts open season

October 2018

Midcoast Energy LLC is proposing a new pipeline, the CJ Express, which will be incorporated into the existing Midcoast East Texas System. Midcoast East Texas is the largest gathering and processing system in the East Texas basin with more than 4,300 miles of pipeline, 1.3 Bcf/d of treating capacity, 700 MMcf/d of processing capacity and current throughput of over 1.3 Bcf/d. Midcoast East Texas has recently seen substantial volume growth with increased production from the East Texas and Louisiana Haynesville Shale. CJ Express will provide natural gas transportation services directly from the Carthage area to […]

ETP, Magellan, Delek to construct Permian-to-Gulf Coast Pipeline

October 2018

Energy Transfer Partners, Magellan Midstream Partners and Delek US Holdings, received sufficient commitments to proceed with plans to construct a 30-inch common carrier pipeline to transport crude oil from the Permian Basin to the Texas Gulf Coast region. The 600-mile pipeline system is expected to be operational in mid-2020 with multiple Texas origins, including Wink, Crane and Midland. The pipeline system will transport crude oil to both Energy Transfer’s Nederland, TX, terminal and Magellan’s East Houston terminal for delivery through their respective distribution systems. The project is designed to increase the pipe diameter in order […]

Feds Allow Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction to Resume

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Federal officials will allow construction to resume on the Atlantic Coast pipeline, weeks after work was halted when a federal appeals court threw out two key permits for the 600-mile (965-kilometer) natural gas pipeline. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced the change in a letter Monday to Dominion Energy, the project’s lead developer. Last month, a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service permit was “arbitrary and capricious” regarding its effect on five threatened or endangered species. Last week, […]

Oryx Midstream Services Announces Successful Open Season

MIDLAND, Texas – Oryx Midstream Services announced the successful completion of the open season for a new regional crude oil gathering and transportation system that will provide additional pipeline capacity across the Northern Delaware Basin. The system will extend into Carlsbad, Eddy, Lynch and Lea County in New Mexico, near the state line shared with Texas. Construction on the new system is ongoing and Oryx expects to complete the initial phases of the project in the second half of 2018, with the system expansion expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019. The […]

Moldova Plans Pipeline for Romanian Gas Supply

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Romania has signed a 92-million-euro ($107-million) deal with Moldova to supply it with Romanian gas that will lessen its dependence on Russian gas. Under the deal, a 75-mile (120 km) pipeline from southern Moldova to the capital Chisinau will be completed likely by the end of 2019. Romanian national gas transporter Transgaz finalized the transaction to acquire Vestmoldtransgaz Thursday in a ceremony in the Moldovan capital attended by Romanian Economy Minister Danut Andrusca and Moldovan counterpart Chiril Gaburici. Gaburici said it would increase energy security and he hoped “this will be […]