Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL), a subsidiary of MPLX LP, has announced a planned heavy crude capacity expansion on the existing crude oil pipeline system originating in Patoka, Ill. and connecting to multiple pipelines and shippers in Lima, Ohio. The prospective project will expand the current system capacity by an additional 18,000 barrels per day of light equivalent crude oil capacity through the system. The project will provide enhanced access for Ohio and Michigan refiners to the growing crude oil supply available in Patoka.
The binding open season for the project commenced on Dec. 1, 2014, and will conclude at 12 noon EST on Jan. 30, 2015.
Additional documents and details related to the open season will be made available upon completion of a confidentiality agreement. Requests for additional details can be made by contacting:
John J. Staler, Senior Attorney
539 S. Main Street, Room 887-M
Findlay, Ohio 45840