Tejas Gas Pipeline
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Tejas Gas Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline.
The pipeline runs from Refugio County, Texas, to Fort Bend County, Texas.
- Operator: Kinder Morgan Tejas Pipeline LLC
- Parent Company: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners
- Current capacity: 120 Million cubic feet per day
- Proposed capacity:
- Length: 3,244 miles / 5,221 km
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 1953
The Tejas Gas Pipeline is owned by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and operated by Kinder Morgan Tejas Pipeline LLC. The pipeline runs from south Texas along the Mexico border and the Texas Gulf Coast to near the Louisiana border and north from the Houston area to east Texas.
On February 15, 2017, a section of the pipeline exploded in a rural area near Refugio, Texas. Nearby residents said the explosion felt "like an earthquake" or like a "thunder roll that wouldn't end."
Articles and resources
- Tejas Gas Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed January 2018
- Company Overview of Kinder Morgan Tejas Pipeline LLC, Bloomberg, accessed January 2018
- Kinder Morgan gas pipeline explodes in Texas, no injuries, Reuters, Feb. 15, 2017