Saddlehorn Crude Oil Pipeline

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Summary Information

  • Source: Northeast Colorado
  • Destination: Cushing, Oklahoma
  • Ownership: Magellan Midstream
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  • Length: kilometres (600 miles)
  • Capacity: 200,000 barrels of oil per day
  • Crude Type:

Brief Description

  • The Saddlehorn Pipeline includes construction of an approximate 600-mile, 20-inch diameter pipeline capable of transporting up to 400,000 barrels per day of crude oil from Platteville, Colorado to Magellan’s storage facilities in Cushing.
  • Initial capacity will be 200,000 bpd
  • It will transport crude from the Niobrara Shale Oil Field
  • In addition, an extension to Carr, CO, will provide access for crude produced in the Carr area

Pipeline Status

  • Planned


  • 2014 - Open season launched
  • 2015 - Anadarko became a partner
  • 2015 - Platteville to Carr extension announced

Other Information

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  1. Magellan Midstream Proceeding with Saddlehorn Pipeline, Open Season Extended through Nov. 20
  2. Anadarko Joins Magellan Midstream and Plains All American to Build Saddlehorn Pipeline
  3. Saddlehorn Pipeline to Add New Origin at Carr, CO

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