Dos Águilas

Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC through its subsidiaries plans to permit, construct and operate a new open access system of petroleum products terminals and pipelines spanning from Corpus Christi, Texas to northern Mexico. This combined project called Dos Águilas will provide direct transportation services for gasoline, ultra-low sulfur diesel, and jet fuel from the Corpus Christi refinery complex to Laredo, Texas and to northern Mexico markets through deliveries to Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas and the Monterrey Area, Nuevo León.

The company previously held open seasons for the US and Mexican pipelines to solicit indications of interest for transportation services.

Dos Águilas Mexico Open Season

Dos Águilas México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Dos Águilas México) plans to design, construct, and operate an open access petroleum products pipeline system originating at an international border crossing between the United States and Mexico near Laredo, in the State of Texas and Nuevo Laredo, in the State of Tamaulipas (“Border Crossing”) and extending approximately 136 miles to a new terminal the Monterrey Area in the State of Nuevo León. The project will consist of 12 miles of pipeline from the Border Crossing to a new terminal in Nuevo Laredo (“Poliducto Frontera”) and 124 miles of pipeline from Nuevo Laredo to a new terminal in the Monterrey Area (“Poliducto del Norte”). Depending on the volume and the term of the commitment, the negotiated transportation rate is expected to be approximately $0.47 US dollars per barrel for capacity on Poliducto Frontera from the International Crossing to Nuevo Laredo, TM, and $2.50 US dollars per barrel for capacity on Poliducto del Norte for capacity from Nuevo Laredo, TM to the Monterrey Area, NL.

The Dos Águilas México Open Season ran from April 25, 2016 until May 23, 2016.

Open Season Documents

Transportation Services Agreement Forms

Laredo Express Pipeline Open Season

The company will design, construct and operate the Laredo Express Pipeline, an open access petroleum products pipeline originating from existing refineries near Corpus Christi and a new terminal located in the Corpus Christi Area, Texas, and continuing 141 miles to a new terminal in Laredo, Texas. Depending on the volume and the term of the commitment, the negotiated transportation rate on this pipeline is expected to be approximately $.35 US dollars per barrel trasnported from the refineries to Corpus Christi terminal and $1.55 per barrel from the Corpus Christi terminal to Laredo ($1.90 per barrel total).

The Laredo Express Open Season ran from April 25, 2016 until May 23, 2016.

Borrego Pipeline Open Season

The company will design, construct, and operate the Borrego Pipeline, an open access petroleum products pipeline originating at the new Laredo terminal and continuing 10 miles to the Rio Grande River. Borrego Crossing Pipeline, LLC intends to construct international border crossing facilities, and will apply for a Presidential Permit. Depending on the volume and the term of the commitment, the negotiated transportation rate on this pipeline is expected to be approximately $0.882 US dollars per barrel.

The Borrego Pipeline Open Season ran from April 25, 2016 until May 23, 2016.

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Quick Facts

  • Four new refined liquids terminals with a combined capacity of 1.2 million barrels, located in:
    • Corpus Christi Area, Texas
    • Laredo, Texas
    • Nuevo Laredo, Mexico
    • Monterrey Area, Mexico
  • Combined 287 miles of minimum 12-inch pipeline, including:
    Pipeline NameLengthOriginDelivery
    Laredo Express141 milesCorpus Christi Area, TXLaredo, TX
    Borrego10 milesLaredo, TXBorder Crossing
    Poliducto Frontera12 milesBorder CrossingNuevo Laredo, TM
    Poliducto del Norte124 milesNuevo Laredo, TMMonterrey Area, NL

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