Glass Mountain Oil Pipeline

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Glass Mountain Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in the United States.[1]


The pipeline runs from Alva, Oklahoma, to Cushing, Oklahoma.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Global Energy and Power Infrastructure Fund II (97.00%), Navigator Energy Services (3.00%)[2]
  • Capacity: 140,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 215 miles (345 kilometers)
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2013


Glass Mountain Pipeline is a 215-mile intrastate pipeline located in western and north central Oklahoma. The pipeline consists of two 12-inch diameter laterals lines, one originating near the town of Alva in Woods County, Oklahoma and the second lateral originating near the town of Arnett in Ellis County, Oklahoma. The laterals intersect near Cleo Springs in Major County, Oklahoma where the pipeline increases to 18-inch in diameter and continues east to Cushing, Oklahoma. Glass Mountain Pipeline has a capacity of 140,000 barrels per day and 1,440,000 barrels of intermediate storage. The pipeline carries production from the Granite Wash and Mississippi Lime Play.[3]

Expansion Location

The pipeline run from Canadian, Kingfisher and Grady Counties, Oklahoma to Cushing, Oklahoma.

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Expansion Project Details

  • Operator: Global Energy and Power Infrastructure Fund II (97.00%), Navigator Energy Services (3.00%)[2]
  • Capacity: 50,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 70 miles (112.7 kilometers)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Start Year: 2021

Expansion Background

In February of 2019, owners announced an expansion project which will include five new mainline origination points in Canadian, Kingfisher and Grady Counties, Oklahoma, further extending service into the STACK, Woodford/Cana, Merge and SCOOP plays. The expansion includes approximately 70 miles of new transportation mainlines and approximately 750,000 barrels of additional storage capacity. Underpinning the expansion are multiple long-term agreements with top tier operators representing more than 50,000 barrels per day (bpd) of existing production and almost 600,000 operated acres, bringing Navigator’s total dedicated acreage in Oklahoma to more than 800,000 acres. "Navigator is already providing service at one of the five new origin points" according to reports in February 2019, and the company "expects to be in service with the entire expansion in the third quarter of 2019. " [4]

As of February 2020, Navigator has not announced completion of its expansion project.[5]

Articles and resources


  1. Glass Mountain Oil Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 Asset Data, IJGlobal, accessed Aug. 27, 2020
  3. "Glass Mountain Pipeline," SemGroup, accessed September 2017
  4. Navigator Energy Services Significantly Expands Glass Mountain Pipeline System Business Wire, February 27, 2019
  5. Navigator Energy Services. "News". Retrieved 26 February 2020.

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