Horizon Crude Oil Pipeline
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Horizon Crude Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in Canada that transports crude oil extracted from the oil sands to Edmonton delivery points. Pembina provides transportation services via the Horizon Pipeline exclusively for Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.'s Horizon Oil Sands operation in Alberta under a 25-year contract, which expires in 2034.
The pipeline originates in Fort McMurray, Alberta, and terminates in Edmonton, Alberta.
- Operator: Pembina
- Current capacity: 250,000 barrels per day
- Length: 513 kilometers
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 2008
The Horizon pipeline was initially built over three construction phases beginning in November 2006 and completed in 2008 at a cost initially estimated at CAN$290 million, and later $338 million. The pipeline was substantially completed at a cost of CAN$400 million in July 2008.
In June 2015, Pembina announced a $125-million expansion of the pipeline to increase its capacity to 250,000 barrels per day by making upgrades to mainline pump stations and other facilities.
Articles and resources
- Our Operations, Pembina, accessed September 2017
- Pembina Pipeline Corporation Announces Expansion of Horizon Pipeline System, Pembina, 4 Jun. 2015
- Pembina Proceeds With Horizon Pipeline Construction, Pembina, 9 Nov. 2006
- Pembina to start Horizon pipeline, costs rise, Reuters, 19 Jan. 20017
- Pembina Completes Horizon Pipeline On Schedule, Newswire, 3 Jul. 2008