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Cactus Oil Pipeline

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Cactus Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in Texas, United States.[1]

Location

The pipeline originates in McCamey, Texas, and terminates in Gardendale, Texas.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Plains All American Pipeline[2]
  • Current capacity: 390,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 310 miles (500 kilometers)
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: April 2015[2]

Background

The 310-mile, 20-inch-diameter Cactus pipeline delivers sweet and sour crude oil from the Permian Basin to the Plains All American Pipeline-Enterprise Products Partners Eagle Ford joint venture pipeline.[3]

In January 2017, Plains All American Pipeline announced it was expanding the capacity of the Cactus pipeline from 200,000 bpd to 390,000 bpd.[3]

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References

  1. Cactus Oil Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named sec
  3. 3.0 3.1 Plains All American to expand Cactus pipeline in Texas, Oil and Gas Journal, 18 Jan. 2017

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