NuStar Announces Open Season

New Construction Provides Opportunities in McMullen County
NuStar: South Texas Crude Pipeline System

NuStar: South Texas Crude Pipeline System

NuStar energy announced this week that it has opened up space for new shippers in its South Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System during an open season scheduled for April 2-23rd.

During these open seasons, shippers can reserve space in a pipeline by promising a long-term financial commitment to the project. NuStar’s current project is a new origin point to enter the South Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System and is located at highway 99 in McMullen County. This location will provide space for an additional 10,000 barrels per day to potential shippers.

Related: NuStar Energy Planning Eagle Ford Oil Pipeline Expansion

Interested shippers seeking pipeline space in Eagle Ford Shale can receive more information about rates, service and routes by contacting Rick Webb, Vice President-Business Development, at 210.918.2000.

NuStar Energy is based in San Antonio and is one of the largest independent liquids terminal and pipeline operators in the nation. The company’s South Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System consists of over 200 miles of crude transmission and gathering lines throughout Texas including from LaSalle, McMullen, Frio and Live Oak Counties.

Read more at NuStarEnergy.com

NuStar Fills Expansion Phase 1, Still Receiving Commitments on Phase 2

Phase 1 Includes Adding 35,000 b/d of Capacity to Corpus Christi
NuStar Energy Eagle Ford System Map

NuStar Energy Eagle Ford System Map | Click to Enlarge

NuStar Energy has received binding commitments filling its first phase of the company’s planned Eagle Ford expansion. [Read more…]

NuStar Planning Eagle Ford Oil Pipeline Expansion – Open Season Started

Expansion Will Add 100,000 Barrels Of Capacity From La Salle County To Corpus Christi
NuStar Energy Eagle Ford System Map

NuStar Energy Eagle Ford System Map | Click to Enlarge

NuStar Energy has launched a binding open season to determine interest in an expansion of the company’s Eagle Ford Shale – South Texas oil system. The expansion will add as much as 100,000 b/d of capacity moving oil to the company’s Corpus Christi North Beach facility.

NuStar spent $425 million to acquire assets from TexStar Midstream in late 2012 and those assets will be part of the expansion. [Read more…]

NuStar – ConocoPhillips Ink Midstream Deal – Expanding Crude System

NuStar Plans to Spend $100-120 Million on Eagle Ford Crude System Expansions
NuStar - ConocoPhillips Pipeline and Terminal Expansion

NuStar – ConocoPhillips Eagle Ford Midstream Expansion | Click to Enlarge

NuStar Energy and ConocoPhillips have agreed to a long-term pipeline and terminal services agreement that is supporting expansion of NuStar’s crude oil pipeline system in the Eagle Ford.

Nustar plans to expand its pipeline system and add a 100,000 b/d terminal in Pawnee, TX. The new terminal will connect to an existing 12-inch pipeline that moves crude from Pettus to Three Rivers. From there, the pipeline will be extended to an existing Oakville Terminal for delivery to the company’s North Beach Terminal. New truck receiving facilities in Pawnee and Oakville are planned, along with new refinery connections in Corpus Christi. [Read more…]

NuStar Buying Eagle Ford Midstream Assets – Selling San Antonio Refinery

Expect additional investments from NuStar as the company moves to capitalize on the South Texas oil boom
TexStar Eagle Ford Crude Oil System

TexStar Eagle Ford Crude Oil System Will be Purchased First | Click to Enlarge

NuStar Energy has agreed to buy Eagle Ford midstream assets from TexStar Midstream for $425 million. The deal will be completed in two pieces – crude oil assets then NGL assets.The crude oil system moves through La Salle, Frio, and Live Oak counties moving 60,000 b/d, with the potential to move as much as 100,000 b/d. [Read more…]

NuStar – Valero Reach Eagle Ford Pipeline Agreements

NuStar Energy and Valero have reached an agreement that will help move South Texas Eagle Ford crude to local refineries. NuStar will convert a current refined products pipeline to crude oil and the line will be used to move oil from Three Rivers to Corpus Christi where Valero has an additional refinery. The company also plans a new 12 inch pipeline that will make the same journey. Valero has indicated it plans to increase the volume of crude the company is taking from the Eagle Ford and this looks to be another step in that direction.  [Read more…]

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