Construction of Seaway Crude Oil Pipeline Loop (Twin) Completed

abarrelfullabarrelfull wrote on 07 Jul 2014 12:35
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Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) and Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB)(NYSE:ENB) announced today that the 512-mile Seaway Pipeline system loop (twin) pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to the Jones Creek storage and terminal facility near Freeport, Texas, is mechanically complete. The new 30-inch Seaway Loop (Twin) Pipeline is expected to more than double the capacity of the Seaway system to 850,000 BPD.

The Jones Creek facility is connected to Enterprise's ECHO crude oil storage facility in Houston by a 65-mile, 36-inch pipeline. Construction of a 100-mile, 30-inch pipeline from ECHO to Beaumont / Port Arthur, Texas, is expected to be completed in July 2014. Commissioning of the Seaway Loop (Twin), as well as the new pipeline from ECHO to Beaumont/Port Arthur, will continue throughout the third quarter 2014.

In addition to the pipeline that transports crude oil from Cushing to the Gulf Coast, the Seaway system comprises a terminal and distribution network originating in Texas City, Texas, which serves refineries locally and in the Houston area. The Seaway system also includes dock facilities at Freeport and Texas City.


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