Pacific Pipeline System Oil Pipeline

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Pacific Pipeline System Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in the United States.[1]


The pipeline runs from San Joaquin Valley, California, to Los Angeles refineries, California.

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Project Details

  • Operator: ARCO, Pacific Pipeline System[1]
  • Current capacity: 235,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length:
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1999


The pipeline system carries crude oils from the San Joaquin Valley to Los Angeles basin refineries. The combined system is capable of moving an average of 235,000 barrels of oil per day. The system also includes gathering lines in the San Joaquin Valley and crude oil distribution lines in the Los Angeles basin.[1]

Construction on the pipeline began in June 1997, and it was completed in 1999.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Pacific Pipeline System Oil Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. "California line beats odds, begins moving viscous crude oil," Oil & Gas Journal, 04/10/2000

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