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Caesar Oil Pipeline

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Caesar Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in the United States. It is part of the Mardi Gras Transportation System.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from the Holstein-Mad Dog-Atlantis area (offshore Gulf Coast) to Texas City and Beamont, Texas via the Cameron Highway pipeline, and to Houma and Fourchon, Louisiana.

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Project Details

  • Operator: BP America (56%, through its Mardi Gras Transportation Systems subsidiary), BHP Billiton Petroleum (Deepwater) Inc. (25%), Shell Pipeline Company LP (15%), Union Oil of California (4%)[2]
  • Current capacity: 450,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 115 miles, 185 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2004

Background

Caesar Oil Pipeline is owned by four companies: BP America (56%, through its Mardi Gras Transportation Systems subsidiary), BHP Billiton Petroleum (Deepwater) Inc. (25%), Shell Pipeline Company LP (15%), and Union Oil of California (4%). The 28-inch pipe transports crude oil from deepwater leases in the Green Canyon, Walker Ridge,, and Atwater Valley areas of the Gulf of Mexico to a shelf platform located at Ship Shoal Block 332,[2] The pipeline is 115 miles long and is part of the Mardi Gras Transportation System.[3]

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References

  1. Caesar Oil Pipeline, Oil and Gas Journal, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Caesar Oil Pipeline Company, LLC Announces Open Season," BusinessWire, 17 April 2003
  3. "Crue Oil Pipelines," BP United States, accessed 9/17

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