EPIC NGL Pipeline

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EPIC NGL Pipeline is an natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline in Texas, United States. It was temporarily transporting crude oil while the Epic Oil Pipeline was under construction.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Loving, New Mexico, to Crane, Texas, to Corpus Christi, Texas.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: EPIC Pipeline[1]
  • Owner:
  • Capacity:
  • Length: 430 miles / 692 kilometers[1]
  • Diameter: 24-inches[1]
  • Status: Operating[1]
  • Financing: Debt funding of US$800 million[2]
  • Start Year: 2019[1]

Background

According to June 2020 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the pipeline runs from Crane, Texas to Corpus Christi, Texas. It was temporarily carrying crude oil with a transport capacity of 400,000 barrels of oil per day. It reverted back to Y-grade NGL transport service in the first quarter of 2020 when the Epic Oil Pipeline was finished and the EPIC NGL fractionator went online.[1]

Financing

According to an EPIC corporate presentation in December 2018, the project was expected to cost US$1.7 billion. The company disclosed that a US$800 million loan had been secured for the pipeline's development though the lenders were not identified.[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Petroleum & Other Liquids, Movements, Energy Information Administration, June 4, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 EPIC Corporate Presentation, EPIC, December 2018

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