The joint venture between Tulsa-based Magellan Midstream and Dallas-based Navigator Energy Services would appear to be destined if only because of their names alone. Reese Energy Consulting today is studying the JV’s proposed Voyager Pipeline, which would transport crude supplies originating from the DJ, Bakken, Mid-Continent and Permian from Midland and the country’s largest oil hub in Cushing, Okla., to Houston. The two companies will wrap up their open season for binding commitments Aug. 30. The project will include the construction of pipelines from Magellan’s terminals in Cushing and Midland to its terminal in Frost, Texas, and a second pipeline from Frost to its East Houston terminal. The Voyager system would offer some welcome flexibility-to-market advantages with connections to link deliveries via Magellan’s Saddlehorn Pipeline, which serves the Rockies and Bakken; Navigator’s Glass Mountain Pipeline serving the Mid-Continent; and additional connections in Cushing. With an initial capacity of 400,000 BPD, the Voyager is expected to go online in 2021.
Posted on July 26, 2019