02 May 2013 21:28 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Enterprise Products Partners is planning a large expansion of its crude oil storage and distribution infrastructure in the southeast ?xml:namespace>
Enterprise is seeking to provide refiners with an integrated system that offers supply diversification, significant storage capacity and a high-capacity distribution system that will be connected via pipelines to southeast Texas refineries having an aggregate capacity of about 3.6m bbl/day, the US-based midstream energy services company said in a press release.
The company’s Crude Oil Houston (ECHO) storage facility will be expanded to more than 6m bbl of capacity and will have access to
In total, the planned expansion will be completed by the fourth quarter of 2014,
Southeast Texas refiners have been using more North American crude and less waterborne imports since the shale oil formations such as the Bakken in
“We have received strong interest from our customers to expedite the development of additional storage capacity and distribution capability to facilitate [southeast
“We believe ECHO will become the critical link between the new pipelines bringing supplies from the producing basins and the end use refining market in southeast
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