Double Eagle Pipeline

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Double Eagle Pipeline is an operating oil pipeline in the USA.[1]


The pipeline originates in Gardendale, Texas and terminates in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners
  • Owner: Double Eagle Pipeline LLC[2]
  • Parent company: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Magellan Midstream Partners[1][3]
  • Capacity: 100,000 barrels per day[4]
  • Diameter: 12, 14, 16 inches[4]
  • Length: 190 miles (140 miles of new pipeline, plus 50 miles of existing pipeline)[4]
  • Status: Operating[4]
  • Start year: 2013[4]


The Double Eagle pipeline is a 50/50 joint venture between Kinder Morgan and Magellan Midstream Partners that transports Eagle Ford shale condensate to Corpus Christi, Texas.[3] The pipeline has a capacity of 100,000 barrels per day, with the potential to be expanded to 150,000 barrels per day if additional pumps and equipment are added.[3] It consists of a new 12-inch-diameter, 140-mile-long pipeline connecting to an existing 14 and 16-inch-diameter, 50-mile segment of pipeline owned by Kinder Morgan.[4]

The pipeline was temporarily shut down in August 2017 in preparation for Hurricane Harvey.[5]

Expansion projects

KMCC Expansion

In December 2013, Kinder Morgan and Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. announced a long-term agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to transport shale production in the Eagle Ford play in LaSalle County via the Double Eagle Pipeline to the Houston Ship Channel.[4] Part of the agreement included Double Eagle installing 160,000 barrels of storage capacity and a pump station at Gardendale and a 10-mile pipeline connecting Double Eagle pipeline to the Kinder Morgan Crude and Condensate pipeline.[4]

  • Operator:
  • Owner: Kinder Morgan Crude and Condensate (KMCC) LLC [50%]; Double Eagle Pipeline LLC [50%][4]
  • Parent company: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners; Magellan Midstream Partners[4]
  • Capacity:
  • Length: 10 miles[4]
  • Diameter:
  • Status: Operating[4]
  • Start year: 2015[6]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Double Eagle Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. "Rules and Regulations Tariff". Kinder Morgan. Retrieved 2022-03-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Double Eagle Pipeline, Kinder Morgan, accessed October 2017
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 Double Eagle Pipeline Announces Expansion to Allow More Eagle Ford Shale Crude and Condensate to Move to Houston Ship Channel, Kinder Morgan, 20 Dec. 2013
  5. Kinder Morgan shutting down pipelines, gas facilities due to Harvey, Reuters, 25 Aug. 2017
  6. "Petroleum & Other Liquids Data - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)". Retrieved 2022-03-24.

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