Blue Marlin Offshore Port (BMOP) Oil Pipeline

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Bluewater Texas Terminal (BWTX) Oil Pipeline is a proposed offshore oil pipeline that runs from the Gulf of Mexico to the Bluewater Oil Terminal in Texas, USA.[1]


The pipeline runs from the Gulf of Mexico, crosses through Nederland, Texas, and ends in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.[1]

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Project Details

  • Owner: Blue Marlin Offshore Port, LLC[1]
  • Capacity: 1,920,000 barrel per day (bpd)[1]
  • Length: 37 miles / 59.5 km[1]
  • Diameter: 36-inches, 42-inches[1]
  • Status: Proposed[1]
  • Start Year:


The 42-inch, 37 mile proposed pipeline will connect the existing Nederland Oil Terminal in Texas, to the existing 36-inch-diameter Stingray Pipeline at Station 501 in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. The project includes converting existing Stingray Pipeline and affiliate stations from natural gas to crude oil and converting a platform complex in West Cameron 509 from natural gas to include both natural gas and crude oil.[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 U.S. liquids pipeline projects, Energy Information Administration, June 7, 2021

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