List of oil pipelines

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This is a list of oil pipelines.




A non-exhaustive map of oil pipelines in Europe (2007)


Northern America[edit]


Name Status Capacity (bpd) Receipt Point(s) Crossing Delivery Point(s) Owner(s) Length (km) Regulator Notes
Aurora operating 45,000 Rangeland Pipeline Carway Glacier Pipeline Plains Midstream 0.75 AER
Cochin operating Explorer, TEPPCO, Wabash pipelines at Kankakee, IL Elmore, SK Fort Saskatchewan, AB Moves condensate westward from 2014; from 1979 it moved product eastward.
Enbridge Bakken operating 145,000 Steelman, SK, & Berthold, ND Portal Enbridge Mainline at Cromer Enbridge Bakken Pipeline Co 132
Enbridge Pipeline System operating Kerrobert & Regina, SK; Cromer, MB; Clearbrook, MB Gretna, MB Enbridge
Enbridge Norman Wells suspended Norman Well, NWT Zama, AB Enbridge Pipelines (NW) Inc. 869 c Shut down after


Express Pipeline operating 280,000 Hardisty, AB Wild Horse, AB Casper, WY Express Pipeline Ltd 439 c
Keystone Pipeline 1,2,3 operating 300,000 Alberta (Hardisty) Haskett, AB Steele City, NB & Cushing, OK TransCanada Crosses South Dakota to Steele City, where it branches east through Kansas and Missouri to delivery points at Wood River and Patoka, Illinois, and south to delivery points at Cushing, Oklahoma and Houston and Port Arthur, Texas. Along the way at Patoka, Keystone delivers crude oil to the Plains terminal which facilitates delivery to local refineries via third party pipelines.
Keystone XL Pipeline cancelled TransCanada Project cancelled in June 2021 as a result of US President Biden revoking permits for the project on January 20, 2021, due to opposition from Native American tribes, climate activists, and the Democratic Party, as the Keystone XL pipeline will worsen pollution and climate change.
Milk River Pipeline operating 97,900 Bow River Pipeline, Milk River, AB Sweetgrass, MT Front Range Pipeline, Coutts, AB Plains Midstream 69 c AER
Portland-Montreal Pipe Line part operation 223,000 South Portland, ME Montreal, QC Montreal Pipe Line Ltd 236 c This is the NEB-regulated segment of the Portland-Montreal pipeline system. Moves crude from Atlantic to Suncor refinery at Montreal. Two of 3 pipelines decommissioned (12 & 18 inch). Only 24-inch in operation
Southern Lights operating 180,000 Manhattan, IL Edmonton, AB Enbridge Southern Lights GP Inc. 1529 c Moves diluent north; formed in 2010 by reversing 1465 km of former Enbridge Line 13 and constructing 1091 km of new pipeline in the U.S. It shares the Enbridge Mainline right-of-way.
Trans Mountain Pipeline System operating Edmonton, AB, & Kamloops, BC. Burnaby & Burrard Inlet, BC, & Sumas, WA Kinder Morgan Moves crude oil & petroleum products to Parkland Burnaby refinery & Suncor Burrard products terminal; moves crude oil to four refineries in Washington via connection at Sumas to Puget Sound Pipeline; moves crude oil to Asia and U.S. West coast via Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby. One of few to ship crude & products in one pipe
Trans-Northern operating 132,000 Montreal & Nanticoke Toronto, Oakville, Ottawa, Maitland, Belleville, Cornwall, Kingston, Montreal, Dorval RPPs delivery at points including Oakville, Toronto, Ottawa, Maitland, Belleville, Cornwall, Kingston, Montreal, Dorval; operates bi-directionally between Toronto & Oakville. Three other petroleum products pipelines (two Sun-Canadian and Enbridge's Line 8) transport gasoline, diesel, heating oil and jet fuel to Toronto and other cities along the route.
Utopia / Cochin Eastern operating 50,000 Harrison County, OH Windsor, ON Formerly the eastern part of Cochin. Moves ethane from new pipeline from a point in Harrison County to a connection with existing Kinder Morgan pipeline and facilities near Riga, Michigan.
Wascana operating 40,000 Raymond Station, MT Plains Terminal, Regina Plains Midstream 173 c Moves light crude from Bakken north to connect to Enbridge Mainline at Regina; prior to 2012 it was southbound
Westspur operating 247,400 Alida, Steelman, Bryant, Midale, SK Enbridge Mainline near Cromer, MB TEML 511 c Saskatchewan Tundra Energy Marketing; Moves crude oil & condensate to Mainline; until Dec. 2106 owned by Enbridge

United States[edit]

Other pipelines[edit]

  • Sand Hills Pipeline: This pipeline is being developed by DCP Midstream. It will extend for 700 miles from West to East Texas and have an initial capacity of approximately 120,000 barrels per day.[2] The first segment of the pipeline opened in October 2012.[3]
  • Pecos River Pipeline: Developed by Bridger Group and Advantage Pipeline, the Pecos River Pipeline will provide a link from the Delaware Basin to the Gulf Coast. The pipeline will run from the Pecos, Texas, to Crane, Texas, where it will connect to the Longhorn Pipeline. The Pecos River Pipeline will have an initial capacity of 150,000 barrels per day.[4]
  • Sterling III Pipeline: Under development from Oneok Partners, the Sterling III Pipeline will extend from parts of Texas and Oklahoma in the Mid-Continent Region to the Gulf Coast, and have a capacity of approximately 193,000 barrels per day.[5]

Latin America[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "PS Pipeline Sdn Bhd | PETRONAS". Archived from the original on 2016-07-24.
  2. ^ "2012 Worldwide Pipeline Construction Report Archived 2013-03-25 at the Wayback Machine," Pipeline and Gas Journal 239 (1). January 2012.
  3. ^ "DCP Midstream Announces Opening of Sand Hills Pipeline Providing NGL Access from the Eagle Ford Shale," October 24, 2012, Business Wire.
  4. ^ "Bridger Joins Advantage Pipeline in Development of Pecos River Pipeline," Pipeline and Gas Journal 239 (11). November 2012.
  5. ^ Walton, Rod. "ONEOK plans new pipeline," May 3, 2011, The Tulsa World.

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