Palmetto Pipeline

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Palmetto Pipeline is a proposed oil pipeline running from South Carolina, USA to Florida, USA.[1] The project was suspended by Kinder Morgan in 2016.[2] There have been no development updates since 2016 and the project is presumed to be cancelled.

Location

The pipeline will run from Belton, South Carolina, USA to Jacksonville, Florida, USA.[3]

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Project Details

  • Owner: Kinder Morgan
  • Proposed capacity: 167,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 579.4 kilometers / 360 miles
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Start Year:

Background

The project includes construction of pipeline, tanks and pump stations. It is estimated to cost $1.1 billion and is currently delayed.[1]

In May of 2016, Georgia passed a moratorium on pipeline companies' ability to seize property owners' land through eminent domain, effectively halting the Palmetto pipeline.[4]

The project was suspended by Kinder Morgan in 2016.[2] There have been no development updates since 2016 and the project is presumed to be cancelled.

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Planned Pipelines, Pipeline News, accessed October 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Amanda Coyne, Palmetto Pipeline project suspended, Greenville News, April 1, 2016
  3. National Energy and Petrochemical Map , FracTracker, February 28, 2020
  4. New Tar Sands Oil Pipeline Isn’t Worth the Risks, Minnesota Officials Say, Inside Climate News, accessed May 2019

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