Plains All American announces conversion of Oklahoma LPG pipeline to crude service

Source: Plains All American Pipeline

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) today announced it is converting an existing Oklahoma liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) pipeline into crude oil service. The pipeline, which extends from Medford, Okla. to PAA’s crude oil terminal facility in Cushing, Okla., will provide an initial crude oil throughput capacity of 12,000 barrels per day by January 2012 and will be expanded to 25,000 barrels per day by July 2012.

“Converting and expanding this pipeline provides timely take-away capacity for growing crude oil production in the Mississippian Lime formation in northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas,” said Harry N. Pefanis, President and COO of Plains All American. “This project extends our commitment to service Mississippian producers and is one of a number of projects PAA is progressing to service the growing infrastructure needs in this area and multiple resource plays throughout North America.”

PAA owns a network of approximately 16,000 miles of liquids pipelines, approximately 90 million barrels of liquids storage capacity and handles more than 3 million barrels of physical product on a daily basis.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is a publicly traded master limited partnership engaged in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil, refined products and liquefied petroleum gas and other natural gas related petroleum products. Through its general partner interest and majority equity ownership position in PAA Natural Gas Storage, L.P. (NYSE: PNG), PAA is also engaged in the development and operation of natural gas storage facilities. PAA is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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