Texas-based Energy Transfer LP and Phillips 66 Partners LP announced that its joint venture, Bayou Bridge Pipeline, LLC, recently launched a non-binding expansion open season to solicit shipper interest for expanded joint tariff transportation service received from certain connecting carriers onto the system.
Bayou Bridge is evaluating joint tariff service from origin points in the Bakken/Three Forks Region in North Dakota; Patoka, Illinois; the Powder River Basin in Wyoming; the DJ Basin in Colorado; Cushing, Oklahoma; and the Permian Basin.
Bayou Bridge is 60% owned by Energy Transfer with 40% ownership by Phillips 66 Partners. It is operated by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Transfer Operating, L.P.
Bayou Bridge also continues to evaluate additional Southern Louisiana destination points to increase optionality for system shippers. The Bayou Bridge Pipeline provides light and heavy crude oil service from different sources to the St. James crude oil hub. Most recently in March of 2019, the 24-inch segment was completed from Lake Charles to St. James,