Delta Oil Pipeline

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Delta Oil Pipeline is an operating oil pipeline in the United States.[1]


The pipeline starts in the Gulf of Mexico, connecting with the Odyssey Oil Pipeline to terminals in Louisiana, USA.

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Project details

  • Operator:
  • Owner: Shell Midstream Partners[2]
  • Parent company: Shell Midstream Partners[2]
  • Capacity: 300,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 130 miles[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start year:

In 2017, Shell Midstream Partners acquired the Delta Oil Pipeline from wholly-owned subsidiaries of Shell plc.[3][4]


Delta Oil Pipeline is in the Gulf of Mexico. Oil is gathered from the Odyssey Oil Pipeline, BUD, Pompano, Ram-Powell, SP60 pipeline, Southwest Pass, and MPOG pipeline. It is delivered to the Empire and Houma Terminals as well as Norco Refinery and Lake Charles Phillips 66 Refinery in Louisiana.[1][5]

On Shell Midstream Partners' assets overview, they note: "Delta: an approximately 130-mile onshore pipeline aggregating volumes from five offshore pipelines including Shell Midstream Partners' Odyssey Pipeline and the Na Kika Pipeline. This acquisition connects offshore oil production in the eastern corridor of the Gulf of Mexico to key onshore markets."[2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Delta Crude Oil Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Shell Midstream Partners - Assets Overview". Archived from the original on 2022-03-24. Retrieved 2022-03-24.
  3. "Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Agrees to Acquire Additional Assets from Shell". Shell Midstream Partners. Retrieved 2022-03-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. L.P, Shell Midstream Partners (2017-05-05). "Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Agrees to Acquire Additional Assets from Shell". GlobeNewswire News Room. Retrieved 2022-03-24.
  5. "Odyssey Pipeline," Shell, accessed September 2017

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