South Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System (Enterprise)

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South Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System is an oil pipeline in the United States. The system includes the Eagle Ford Expansion pipeline and the Rancho I and II pipelines.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Wilson County, Texas, to Houston, Texas.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Enterprise Products Partners[1]
  • Current capacity: 350,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 1,385 kilometers (860 miles)
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2012

Background

The South Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System transports crude oil originating in South Texas, including the Eagle Ford basin, to refineries in the Greater Houston area. The System includes the Eagle Ford Expansion pipeline, which originates at the Lyssy station in Wilson County, Texas and extends 147 miles to Sealy, Texas. It also includes the Rancho I and II pipelines, which extend from Sealy, Texas to the Enterprise Crude Houston Oil (ECHO) Pipeline in Harris County, Texas.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 South Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017

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