New pipeline from West Texas oil fields to Corpus Christi in the works.
A trio of companies hope to build a 730-mile-long crude oil and condensate pipeline from West Texas to Corpus Christi.The planners are bidding out capacity and hope to construct the pipeline by 2019. With the growth in production in the Permian Basin, I suspect they will find takers.
The so-called Epic pipeline would have a maximum capacity of 440,000 barrels per day of crude oil and condensates, a form of ultralight crude oil. The pipeline would take crude from points in Orla, Pecos, Crane and Midland in West Texas’ Permian Basin and transport it to an affiliate’s terminal in the Port of Corpus Christi and other drop-off points in the area, according to a news release.
It is being built by San Antonio-based TexStar Midstream Logistics, Connecticut-based Castleton Commodities International and Texas-based Ironwood Midstream Energy Partners.