Crudes from Rockies and Bakken May Get New Routes to Texas Coast

Crudes from Rockies and Bakken May Get New Routes to Texas Coast
The Liberty and Red Oak pipelines could begin service by the end of 2020.

Phillips 66 and Bridger Pipeline LLC will launch open seasons next week for transportation service on a pair of crude oil pipelines that could carry Rockies and Bakken production to the Texas Gulf Coast, the companies announced Friday.

At noon Central time on Nov. 12, 2018, the companies will kick off joint open seasons for capacity on the proposed Liberty and Red Oak pipeline proposals. The Liberty Pipeline, with an initial throughput of 350,000 barrels per day (bpd), would ship crude from the Rockies and Bakken production areas to Corpus Christi, Texas, Phillips 66 and Bridger stated.

In addition, Phillips 66’s Red Oak Pipeline would initially transport 400,000 bpd of crude from Cushing, Okla., to Corpus Christi, Houston and Beaumont, Texas.

Phillips 66 and Bridger anticipate that both pipelines would go into service during Fourth Quarter 2020.



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