Eagle Ford JV Pipeline System

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Eagle Ford JV Pipeline System is an oil pipeline in Texas, USA.[1]

Location

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

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Project details

  • Operator: Plains All American Pipeline
  • Owner: Plains All American Pipeline [50%], Enterprise Products Partners [50%][1][2]
  • Parent company: Plains All American Pipeline [50%], Enterprise Products Partners [50%][1][2]
  • Capacity: 300,000 barrels per day[2]
  • Length: 660 miles (including gathering systems owned wholly by Plains All American feeding into the Gardendale Station)[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start year: 2012

Background

The Eagle Ford JV Pipeline system is a 50/50 joint venture (JV) between Plains All American Pipeline L.P. and Enterprise Products Partners that delivers crude oil and condensate via pipeline from Gardendale in La Salle County, Texas to the Three Rivers and Corpus Christi refineries and to other markets through marine transport facilities at Corpus Christi.[3] The pipeline also supplies the Houston-area market through a connection to the Enterprise Crude Pipeline terminal at Lyssy in Wilson County, Texas.[3]

The pipeline was originally announced in August 2012, with a targeted capacity of 350,000 barrels per day and 1.8 million barrels of operational storage capacity across the pipeline system.[4]

In September 2013, Plains All American and Enterprise Products announced a $120 million expansion of the pipeline, increasing its capacity to 470,000 barrels per day of light and medium crude and boosting storage capacity by 2.3 million barrels.[5]

In November 2014, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. announced that they would double the capacity of the Eagle Ford JV Pipeline from Three Rivers to Corpus Christi to more than 600,000 barrels per day, in addition to constructing a new condensate gathering system into their Three Rivers terminal.[3] The project includes constructing 55 miles of gathering and trunkline pipeline connecting Karnes County and Live Oak County production areas to the Three Rivers terminal, an additional 70-mile-long, 20-inch pipeline from Three Rivers to Corpus Christi, and expanded storage and pumping capacity at Three Rivers.

Expansion Projects

Capacity Expansion

According to June 2020 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the extension resulted in a capacity increase from 300,000 barrels per day to 600,000 barrels per day. The expansion included a 20-inch loop of the entire system, more pumping capacity, and a connection to the Cactus Oil Pipeline in Gardendale, Texas.[6]

  • Operator: Plains All American Pipeline
  • Owner: Plains All American Pipeline [50%], Enterprise Products Partners [50%][6]
  • Parent company: Plains All American Pipeline [50%], Enterprise Products Partners [50%][6]
  • Capacity: 300,000 barrels per day[6]
  • Length: 0 new miles of pipeline[6]
  • Status: Operating[6]
  • Start year: 2015[6]
  • Cost: US$120 million[7][8]

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Eagle Ford JV Pipeline System, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 U.S. Security and Exchange Commission Form 10-K, Plains All American Pipeline L.P., 23 Feb. 2017
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Plains All American and Enterprise Products Announce Eagle Ford Joint Venture Pipeline Expansions, New Terminal, Business Wire, 4 Nov. 2014
  4. Plains All American and Enterprise Products Announce Eagle Ford Crude Oil Pipeline Joint Venture, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., 6 Aug. 2012
  5. Plains & Enterprise Announce Eagle Ford JV Pipeline Expansion, Eagle Ford Shale, 23 Sep. 2013
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 Petroleum & Other Liquids, Movements, Energy Information Administration, June 4, 2020
  7. "Expansion announcement". Retrieved 2022-03-24.
  8. "Pipeline announcement". Enterprise. Retrieved 2022-03-24.

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