WSJ - Bigger Oil Pipelines Are Coming to West Texas to Ease Bottleneck

July 30, 2018 – Wall Street Journal

Bigger Oil Pipelines Are Coming to West Texas to Ease Bottleneck

Drillers are pumping so much oil and gas that pipelines considered more than adequate just a few years ago now are overwhelmed

By Rebecca Elliott

Epic Midstream Holdings LP said last year it would build its first oil pipeline in America’s most active oil field. It won’t be finished until next year, but already Epic Midstream is considering making it bigger.

The upstart company, backed by private equity, had been planning to build a conduit capable of carrying 440,000 barrels a day from West Texas to Corpus Christi on the Gulf Coast. Now, it’s considering enlarging it to 675,000 barrels a day, after interest picked up in recent months…

Read the full article here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/bigger-oil-pipelines-are-coming-to-west-texas-to-ease-bottleneck-1532943030

Go With the Flow

A look at the oil pipelines in development to ease congestion in the Permian Basin

Sources: RBN Energy (pipelines); Energy Information Administration (basin)