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Plains All American Announces Plans to Expand Cactus Pipeline Capacity

Provides Additional Takeaway Capacity for Increasing Permian Basin Crude Oil Production

Plains All American Pipeline L.P., January 19, 2017

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has announced that it is expanding the capacity on its Cactus pipeline from McCamey to Gardendale, Texas to approximately 390,000 barrels per day. The expansion will allow PAA to move increasing production volumes from the Permian Basin to Corpus Christi and other delivery points along the system. The expansion includes manifold and metering enhancements at our origination station which are anticipated to be completed in the third quarter of 2017.

The Cactus pipeline is a 310-mile, 20-inch crude oil pipeline and is capable of transporting crude oil from the Permian Basin to the PAA/Enterprise Products Partners Eagle Ford Joint Venture (Eagle Ford JV) Pipeline. The Eagle Ford JV Pipeline has a capacity of 660,000 barrels per day and serves the Three Rivers and Corpus Christi markets directly and can supply the Houston-area market through a connection to the Enterprise South Texas Crude Oil Pipeline. Crude oil delivered on Cactus has access to the Eagle Ford JV barge dock facility in the Corpus Christi area as well as dock capacity at third party facilities in Corpus Christi and Ingleside via connections with the Eagle Ford JV pipeline.

 

About Plains All American

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is a publicly traded master limited partnership that owns and operates midstream energy infrastructure and provides logistics services for crude oil, natural gas liquids ("NGL"), natural gas and refined products. PAA owns an extensive network of pipeline transportation, terminalling, storage and gathering assets in key crude oil and NGL producing basins and transportation corridors and at major market hubs in the United States and Canada. On average, PAA handles over 4.6 million barrels per day of crude oil and NGL in its Transportation segment. PAA is headquartered in Houston, Texas. More information is available at www.plainsallamerican.com.


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