Sunoco to expand Texas pipeline system

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, May 10 -- Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, Philadelphia, has signed an agreement with Mobil Pipe Line Co. to purchase a 187-mile, 16-in. crude oil pipeline system between Corsicana and Wichita Falls, Tex. The deal includes a 2.9-million bbl oil storage facility at Corsicana.

The pipeline, which will have a 125,000 b/d capacity, will become part of the company's Texas oil pipeline system and its Nederland, Tex., terminal system.

Sunoco will receive crude at Nederland for movement through the Nederland-to-Wortham section of the West Texas Gulf Pipe Line. It will lay an $18-million, 20-mile pipeline from Corsicana to Wortham.

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