Karnes North Pipeline System
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Karnes North Pipeline System is an oil pipeline in the United States.
The pipeline runs from Karnes City, Texas, to Elmendorf, Texas.
- Operator: TexStar Midstream Logistics
- Current capacity: 30,000 barrels per day
- Proposed capacity:
- Length: 80 kilometers (50 miles)
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 2014
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.
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.
Articles and resources
- Karnes North Pipeline System, Tailwater Capital website, accessed September 2017