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Houston Crude Oil Storage Facility Commences Commercial Operations

Fairway Energy Partners, LLC via BusinessWire, April 19, 2017

Fairway Energy Partners, LLC (Fairway) recently announced that it has commenced initial commercial operation at its Pierce Junction Crude Oil Storage Facility. The project will serve the Houston area’s crude oil storage needs driven by the significant growth of pipeline-delivered crude oil into and through the Houston market. 

Fairway began construction in 2015 to convert three existing underground storage caverns at the Pierce Junction Salt Dome in south Houston into crude oil storage service and to build out the supporting infrastructure to put the facility into commercial service.

The recently completed phase of construction (Phase 1A) allows for the storage of crude oil in three segregated caverns that have a total capacity of approximately 7.5 million barrels. Fairway constructed brine ponds with approximately 6.5 million barrels of capacity and central pumping and metering facilities at the site.

Click here to read the full article from Fairway Energy Partners, LLC via BusinessWire.


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