Saddle Butte launches binding open season for Rockies South Pipeline

Saddle Butte Rockies Midstream LLC

Saddle Butte Rockies Midstream LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saddle Butte Pipeline II LLC, has begun a binding open season for the Rockies South Pipeline, a new interstate pipeline designed to transport multiple grades of crude oil and condensate produced in the Denver-Julesburg Basin (DJ Basin) to points in Cushing, Oklahoma.

Over the past several months, Saddle Butte has been actively negotiating commitments with potential shippers, including a major integrated oil and gas company. Saddle Butte believes these potential commitments will provide the needed commercial support to proceed with the Rockies South Pipeline.

Rockies South Pipeline would extend 600 miles from various receipt points in Weld County, Colorado, and terminate in Cushing. The integrated oil and gas company has made available its extensive network of storage assets at Cushing.

The project has a preliminary design capacity of up to 250,000 barrels per day. Saddle Butte will increase the project’s design capacity if sufficient commitments are received in the open season.

Subject to a successful open season and receipt of necessary permits and approvals, Rockies South Pipeline is expected to become operational in the third quarter of 2016.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...