Bengal plans 55,000 b/d pipeline expansion

Bengal Pipeline plans to add a pumping station near Garyville, La., to expand throughput capacity by 55,000 b/d of its products pipeline between Garyville and Baton Rouge, La.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Aug. 11 -- Bengal Pipeline Co. LLC, a joint venture of Shell Pipeline Co. LP and Colonial Pipeline, plans to add a pumping station near Garyville, La., to expand throughput capacity by 55,000 b/d of its products pipeline between Garyville and Baton Rouge, La.

The expanded portion is expected to be in service by early 2010, bringing Bengal's overall capacity to 305,000 b/d.

The Bengal pipeline system connects several refineries in southern Louisiana to the Plantation and Colonial pipeline systems.

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