HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) today announced the start of a binding open season to solicit commitments for the Roanoke Expansion project on the Plantation Pipe Line System.
The Roanoke Expansion will provide for approximately 21,000 barrels per day (bpd) of incremental refined petroleum products capacity on the Plantation Pipe Line System from the Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Collins, Mississippi origin points to the Roanoke, Virginia area. The expansion will primarily consist of additional pump capacity and operational storage on the Plantation system. With enhancements made to the existing system, the Roanoke Expansion project offers a safe and secure energy supply solution for the area. Pending a successful open season and the receipt of regulatory approvals, the project will be in service by April 1, 2020.
Additional documents and details related to the open season will be made available upon completion of a confidentiality agreement. The binding open season begins Oct. 2, 2018, at 8 a.m. Central Time and ends Nov. 16, 2018, at 5 p.m. Central Time, though Kinder Morgan reserves the right to extend the open season as needed. Those interested in obtaining more detailed information about this open season can visit the Kinder Morgan web site at www.kindermorgan.com or contact Jeff Kabin, director of business development in Kinder Morgan’s Products Pipelines group, at Jeff_Kabin@kindermorgan.com or (713) 369-8567.
About Kinder Morgan, Inc.
Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) is one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America. We own an interest in or operate approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 152 terminals. Our pipelines transport natural gas, refined petroleum products, crude oil, condensate, CO2 and other products, and our terminals transload and store liquid commodities including petroleum products, ethanol and chemicals, and bulk products, including petroleum coke, metals and ores. For more information please visit www.kindermorgan.com.
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