Bridgetex Oil Pipeline

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Summary Information

  • Source: Colorado City, Texas
  • Destination: Texas City
  • Ownership: Magellan Midstream Partners and Occidental
  • Website:
  • Length: kilometres (400 miles)
  • Capacity: 278,000 barrels of oil per day
  • Crude Type:

Brief Description

  • The BridgeTex Pipeline includes the following energy infrastructure:
    • Approximately 400 miles of 20-inch pipeline from Colorado City to Magellan’s terminal in East Houston;
    • Approximately 1.2 million barrels of crude oil storage at Colorado City and 1.4 million barrels of crude oil storage at East Houston to facilitate pipeline movements; and
    • Nearly 50 miles of 24-inch pipeline between East Houston and Texas City.
  • The pipeline transports crude from the Permian Basin

Pipeline Status

  • In operation


  • 2012 - Open season launched
  • 2012 - Final investment decision
  • 2014 - Construction completed
  • 2014 - Oxy sold its stake to Plains AA

Other Information

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  1. Magellan and Occidental Jointly Seek Commitments for Proposed BridgeTex Pipeline from the Permian Basin to Houston
  2. Magellan Midstream and Occidental Petroleum Extend Open Season for Proposed BridgeTex Pipeline to July 18
  3. Magellan Midstream and Occidental Petroleum Corporation Proceed with BridgeTex Pipeline to Deliver Crude Oil from the Permian Basin to the Houston Gulf Coast Area
  4. BridgeTex Pipeline to begin Initial Commissioning Process
  5. Occidental Petroleum Announces Sale of Interest in BridgeTex Pipeline Generating Proceeds of $1.15 Billion

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