Express Oil Pipeline System

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Summary Information

  • Source: Hardisty, Alberta, Canada
  • Destination: Casper, Wyoming, USA
  • Ownership: Kinder Morgan
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  • Length: 1263 km (785 miles)
  • Capacity: 280,000 barrels of oil per day
  • Crude Type: light, medium and heavy Canadian crude oil

The Route

  • The pipeline takes crude from Hardisty, Alberta, a rapidly growing Canadian oil hub, and delivers them to markets in Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado.
  • The Express pipeline interconnects with the Platte Crude Oil Pipeline system at Casper, Wyoming and the Silvertip Crude Oil Pipeline

Pipeline Status

  • Operational


  • 1997 - Pipeline begins operations
  • 2002 - Encana disposes of the pipeline to a consortium, comprised of BC Gas Inc. (TSX: BCG), BorealisInfrastructure Management Inc. and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • 2012 - Spectra Energy agrees to Acquire the Pipeline System
  • 2013 - Project launched to connect the pipeline to the Front Range Crude Oil pipeline, serving the Laurel Refinery
  • 2013 - Acquisition completed

Other Information

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  1. Express and Platte Pipeline Systems
  2. EnCana plans disposition of two major crude oil pipeline systems
  3. Spectra Energy to Acquire Express-Platte Pipeline System
  4. CHS will boost crude oil access with Express Pipeline connection
  5. Spectra Energy Acquires Express-Platte Pipeline System

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