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Plantation Pipeline is an oil pipeline in the United States.
The pipeline runs from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to the Washington DC area.
- Operator: Kinder Morgan (51%), ExxonMobil (49%)
- Current capacity: 700,000 barrels per day
- Proposed capacity:
- Length: 4,990 kilometers (3,100 miles)
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 1942
Plantation Pipeline delivers approximately 700,000 barrels per day of gasoline, jet fuel, diesel and biodiesel through its 3,100-mile pipeline network. It originates in Louisiana and ends in the Washington, D.C. area. Along the way it serves various metropolitan areas including Birmingham, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina; and the Washington D.C. area. The pipeline began operating in 1942.
The pipeline is run by the Plantation Pipeline Company, owned 51% by Kinder Morgan and 49% by ExxonMobil. Kinder Morgan bought Chevron's 27 percent stake in the Plantation Pipe Line Company in 1999 for US$124 million in cash to gain control of the company. 
Articles and resources
- Plantation Pipeline, Kinder Morgan, accessed September 2017
- "Mammoth Plantation Project Ends, Oil Now Flows East" The Spartanburg Herald, Apr 10, 1942
- "Company news: Kinder Morgan buying control of plantation pipe line," NY Times, May 4, 1999