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Explorer Oil Pipeline

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Explorer Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in the USA.

Location

The pipeline runs from Port Arthur, Texas, to Hammond, Indiana. It links up with Kinder Morgan's Cochin Pipeline System in Kankakee County, Illinois, which runs to Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta in Canada.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Marathon Petroleum, Phillips66, Sunoco Logistics and Shell
  • Current capacity: 660,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 2,945 kilometers (1,830 miles)
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1972

Background

Explorer Pipeline is a 2,945 kilometer (1,830 mile) pipeline that transports gasoline, diesel, fuel oil and jet fuel from the Gulf Coast to the Midwest. It has a capacity of 660,000 barrels a day. Explorer is owned by Marathon Petroleum, Phillips66, Sunoco Logistics and Shell. It began operating in 1972.[1]

The pipeline links up with Kinder Morgan's Cochin Pipeline System in Kankakee County, Illinois, which runs to Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta in Canada.[2]

Articles and resources

References

  1. About Us, Explorer Pipeline, accessed September 2017
  2. Cochin Pipeline System, Kinder Morgan, accessed September 2017

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