Saddlehorn Oil Pipeline

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Saddlehorn Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in the United States. It links up with the Grand Mesa Oil Pipeline and is part of the Saddlehorn-Grand Mesa Pipeline System.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Carr, Colorado to Platteville, Colorado, where it links up with the Grand Mesa Oil Pipeline, which runs to Cushing, Oklahoma.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Plains All American Pipeline (30.00%), Magellan Midstream Partners (30.00%), Western Midstream Partners (20.00%), Noble Midstream Partners (10.00%), Greenfield Midstream (10.00%)[2]
  • Current capacity: 190,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 100 kilometers (60 miles)
  • Oil source: Denver-Julesburg Basin, Colorado
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2016

Background

The Saddlehorn pipeline transfers crude from the Denver-Julesburg Basin in Colorado. It runs from Carr, Colorado to Platteville, Colorado, where it links up with the Grand Mesa Oil Pipeline, which runs to Cushing, Oklahoma. The original owners were Magellan Midstream Partners (40%), Plains All American Pipeline (40%), and Anadarko Petroleum (20%).[1] It was completed in 2016.[3]

By 2020, IJGlobal reported that the pipelines owners are Plains All American Pipeline (30.00%), Magellan Midstream Partners (30.00%), Western Midstream Partners (20.00%), Noble Midstream Partners (10.00%), Greenfield Midstream (10.00%).[2]

Expansion Project

According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the Saddlehorn Pipeline is expanding by 100,000 barrels per day, to a new total capacity of 290,000 Bbl/d. Saddlehorn is owned by a group that consist of Magellan, Plains All American, Western Midstream and Black Diamond. Magellan serves as operator of the Saddlehorn pipeline. It will expand the pipeline into Colorado, Kansas, and Oklahoma.[4]

The project went into service in the fourth quarter of 2020.[5]

Expansion Project Location

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Expansion Project Details

  • Operator: Magellan[4]
  • Owner: Plains All American Pipeline (30.00%), Magellan Midstream Partners (30.00%), Western Midstream Partners (20.00%), Noble Midstream Partners (10.00%), Greenfield Midstream (10.00%)[2]
  • Capacity: 100,000 barrels per day[4]
  • Length: 538 miles / 865.8 kilometers[4]
  • Status: Operating[5]
  • Start Year: 2020[4]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Saddlehorn-Grand Mesa Oil Pipeline, Genscape, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Asset Data, IJGlobal, accessed Aug. 27, 2020
  3. "NGL Energy Partners LP Announces the Commencement of Line Fill for Grand Mesa Pipeline;," BW, October 04, 2016
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Petroleum & Other Liquids, Movements, Energy Information Administration, June 4, 2020
  5. 5.0 5.1 Petroleum & Other Liquids, Movements, Energy Information Administration, December 10, 2020

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