Phillips 66 Partners (NYSE: PSXP) announced today that its subsidiary Gray Oak Pipeline, LLC (Gray Oak) is commencing an open season for the Eagle Ford segment of the Gray Oak Pipeline. Interested shippers will have the opportunity to secure long-term crude oil transportation on the Gray Oak Pipeline from the Helena Hub and Three Rivers terminal to the Corpus Christi and Sweeny/Freeport markets under a binding transportation services agreement. Gray Oak has received sufficient binding volume commitments for the planned Eagle Ford pipeline segment and associated infrastructure. Service from the Helena Hub and Three Rivers terminal is expected to begin by the end of 2019. Gray Oak is a joint venture owned 75 percent by Phillips 66 Partners and 25 percent by Andeavor (NYSE: ANDV).
The open season will commence at 3 p.m. CDT on Sept. 27, 2018. Prior to participating in the open season, interested parties must execute a confidentiality agreement to govern the receipt of the open season documentation. For a form of confidentiality agreement and additional information regarding the Gray Oak Pipeline, please contact Corey Leonard at Corey.Leonard@p66.com or Scott Hutson at Scott.M.Hutson@p66.com.
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Headquartered in Houston, Phillips 66 Partners is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Phillips 66 to own, operate, develop and acquire primarily fee-based crude oil, refined petroleum products and natural gas liquids pipelines and terminals and other transportation and midstream assets. For more information, visit www.phillips66partners.com.
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