Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Enbridge Plans Minnesota Pipeline Expansion

Enbridge Energy reportedly has filed plans with Minnesota state regulators to increase the capacity of its Alberta Clipper pipeline by 27 percent. The 36-inch pipeline carries crude produced in western Canada and North Dakota from Hardisty, Alberta though northern Minnesota to Superior, Wis. The $40 million upgrade will increase the capacity from 450,000 barrels per day to 570,000, according to a StarTribune article published yesterday. In May, Enbridge announced a total of $600 million in pipeline upgrades in the United States and Canada to carry more oil  to terminals in Wisconsin and Illinois. Read more

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