Cactus II Oil Pipeline

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Cactus II Oil Pipeline is an operating oil pipeline in the USA.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Midland, Texas to Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

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Project details

  • Operator: Plains All American Pipeline[2]
  • Owner: Cactus II Pipeline LLC[2]
  • Parent company: Plains GP Holdings, via Plains All American Pipeline[2][3]
  • Current capacity: 670 million barrels per day[3]
  • Length: 575 miles[3]
  • Diameters: 26 inches[4]
  • Status: Operating[3]
  • Start year: 2019[3]
  • Cost: US$1.1 billion[5]
  • Associated Infrastructure: North Beach Oil Terminal[3]

Background

In January 2018, Plains All American (PAA) Pipeline announced that it had sufficient commitments from shippers to begin building the pipeline.[6] In early July 2019, the Cactus II Oil Pipeline system began operations. Shippers on the Cactus II line include Concho Resources Inc, Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Trafigura, and others.[7]

Expansion Projects

Taft Connector

According to June 2020 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the expansion project connects the Cactus II Oil Pipeline from Taft, Texas, to NuStar's North Beach Oil Terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas. The connection's capacity is expandable.[4]

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  • Operator:
  • Owner: NuStar[3][8]
  • Parent company: NuStar[8]
  • Capacity: 720,000 barrels per day[3]
  • Length: 8 miles / 12.9 kilometers[3]
  • Diameter: 30 inches[3]
  • Status: Operating[3]
  • Start year: 2019[3]

Articles and resources

References

  1. Permian Pinch Spurs a Pipeline Binge, and Fears of Overbuild, Bloomberg, Jul. 9, 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Cactus II Pipeline". NS Energy Business. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 Petroleum & Other Liquids, Movements, Energy Information Administration, June 4, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 Petroleum & Other Liquids, Movements, Energy Information Administration, June 4, 2020
  5. PAA unit concludes open season for Cactus II crude pipeline, Oil & Gas Journal, November 2018
  6. PAA to build Cactus II Permian basin crude pipeline, Oil & Gas Journal, Jan. 25, 2018
  7. Plains' Cactus II Oil Pipeline to Begin Line Fill in a Week, According to Source, Pipeline and Gas Journal, June 28, 2019
  8. 8.0 8.1 "NuStar Energy LP completes three major capital projects". NuStar Energy. Retrieved 2022-02-28.

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