- Source: Permian Basin, Texas, USA
- Destination: Cushing Oklahoma
- Ownership: Plains All American Pipeline
- Website: http://www.paalp.com/
- Length: kilometres (520 miles)
- Capacity: 450,000 barrels of oil per day
- Crude Type:
- The Basin system is a primary route for transporting crude oil from the Permian Basin (in west Texas and southern New Mexico) to Cushing, Oklahoma, for further delivery to Mid-Continent and Midwest refining centers.
- Gathering systems collect crude from various parts of southeastern New Mexico and western Texas and deliver it to Midland for transport on the Basin Pipeline.
- Because the Basin Pipeline is segmented and telescoping, the throughput capacity differs depending on the segment.
- Current capacities range from 240,000 barrels per day to 450,000 barrels per day.
- The Basin system can also receive foreign crude and Gulf of Mexico production at its Wichita Falls, TX station for further transportation to Cushing
- The Basin system is subject to tariff rates regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”).
- The system also includes approximately 6 million barrels of tankage
- In operation
- 2011 - Expansion project launched