July 16, 2007
West Texas LPG Pipeline, L.P. To Expand West Texas LPG System
BELLAIRE, Texas, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- West Texas LPG Pipeline, L.P. announced today that it plans to expand the West Texas LPG pipeline system into Mont Belvieu, Texas. West Texas LPG Pipeline is a common carrier natural gas liquids pipeline operated by Chevron Pipe Line Company. Chevron owns 80 percent interest in West Texas LPG Pipeline, and Buckeye Partners, L.P. owns the remaining 20 percent interest.
West Texas LPG Pipeline is expanding the system due to increased growth in liquids production in the Fort Worth Basin. Plans include expanding the system by a minimum of 25,000 barrels per day from Weatherford Station into Mont Belvieu with the construction of 39 miles of 12-inch pipeline, hydrostatic testing and three booster stations. This new capacity is expected to be operational in the third quarter of 2008. Additional booster stations may be added between these points, based on market conditions, to bring the capacity increase to 45,000 barrels per day.
Chevron Pipe Line Company
CONTACT: Santana Gonzalez of Chevron Pipe Line Company, +1-713-432-3729
Web site: http://www.chevron-pipeline.com/