Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP)
A proposal is in place to expand Trans Mountain Pipeline, which runs from Strathcona County (near Edmonton), Alberta to Burnaby, British Columbia. The proposed expansion, if approved, would produce a twinned pipeline that would increase the nominal capacity of the system from 300,000 to 890,000 barrels per day (bpd) and would be completed in 2019.
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Base Line Terminal
Announced March 31, 2015, Base Line Terminal is a second joint venture between Kinder Morgan and Keyera Corp. Base Line Terminal will be a crude oil storage terminal located on land at Keyera’s Alberta Enviro Fuels facility in Sherwood Park, Alberta. The initial build will have 12 tanks with a total capacity of 760,000 m³ (4.8 million barrels) and is expected to be placed in service during the second half of 2017. There is potential for the terminal to expand its operations in the future.
Edmonton South Rail Terminal
The Edmonton Rail Terminal is currently under construction south of the existing Kinder Morgan Edmonton terminal in Sherwood Park, Alberta. The terminal, a joint venture with Imperial Oil Limited, will be a crude oil loading facility that will serve North American markets and refineries through direct connections to the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railway networks. The terminal is expected to be complete and operational in the second quarter of 2015.
Edmonton Terminal Expansion Project (ETEP)
The Edmonton terminal, located in Sherwood Park, Alberta, recently underwent a multi-phase expansion. Between 2012 and 2014, 15 merchant tanks and supporting infrastructure were constructed and placed in service. At present, the terminal contains a total of 35 tanks and has a storage capacity of approximately 8 million barrels (1.27 million m³). The expansion validates the terminal's importance in transporting petroleum products to the west coast.
Alberta Crude Terminal
The Alberta Crude Terminal, a joint venture of Kinder Morgan and Keyera Corp., was placed in service in 2014. The terminal, located in Edmonton, Alberta, has 20 loading spots with a capacity of 40,000 barrels per day (bpd) to load and deliver crude oil products to markets and refineries across North America. The facility is served by the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railway networks. In anticipation of increased demand for crude oil loading services, expansion of the terminal is currently under consideration.
Trans Mountain Pump Station Expansion
The Trans Mountain Pump Station Expansion project was successfully completed in 2007. It added 10 new pump stations along the existing TMPL system, which increased its capacity by 5,564 m³/d (35,000 bpd).
Anchor Loop Project
The TMX - Anchor Loop Project involved twinning (or looping) a 159-kilometre (99-mile) section of the existing TMPL system between Hinton, Alberta, and Hargreaves, British Columbia, and the addition of two new pump stations. The TMPL is already looped with a 30-inch pipe between Darfield and Kamloops, British Columbia, and a 30-inch pipe between Edson and Hinton, Alberta. The project was successfully completed in October 2008, bringing the TMPL capacity up to 48,000 m³/d (300,000 bpd). More details.