Karnes North Pipeline System

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Karnes North Pipeline System is an oil pipeline in the United States.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Karnes City, Texas, to Elmendorf, Texas.

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Project Details

  • Operator: TexStar Midstream Logistics[1]
  • Current capacity: 30,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 80 kilometers (50 miles)
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2014

Background

In 2013 TexStar agreed to install and operate the 30,000 barrel per day Karnes North Pipeline System (KNPS), an 8-inch, 50-mile pipeline that will transport crude oil from Karnes City, Texas – in the Eagle Ford shale formation – to Calumet’s Elmendorf, Texas terminal, a key supply hub for the Calumet San Antonio refinery. It is planned for the the fourth quarter 2014.[1]

Owner

TexStar Midstream Logistics, L.P. (“TexStar”) is a privately held crude oil gathering and logistics partnership located in the Eagle Ford shale region of South Texas, and a portfolio company of energy-focused private equity firm Tailwater Capital LLC.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Karnes North Pipeline System, Tailwater Capital website, accessed September 2017

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