​Operations

Valero Energy Partners' assets consist of the Port Arthur Logistics System, the McKee Logistics System, the Memphis Logistics System, the Ardmore Logistics System, the Three Rivers Logistics System, the St. Charles Logistics System, the Houston Terminal, the Corpus Christi Terminals and the Meraux Terminal.

 

Port Arthur Logistics System
The Port Arthur Logistics System is a crude oil and refined petroleum products pipeline and terminal system supporting Valero’s 310,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. The system is comprised of the Lucas Crude System, the Port Arthur Products System and the Port Arthur Terminal.

The Lucas Crude System consists of two pipelines and a terminal. The pipelines include the Lucas pipeline, a 12-mile, 30-inch pipeline with 400,000 barrels per day of capacity; and the Nederland pipeline, a five-mile, 32-inch pipeline with 600,000 barrels per day of capacity. The Lucas terminal consists of seven storage tanks with an aggregate of 1.9 million barrels of storage capacity and receives crude oil from connections to the Sunoco Logistics Nederland terminal, the Oiltanking Beaumont terminal, Cameron Highway Oil pipeline and the TransCanada Cushing Marketlink pipeline.

The Port Arthur Products system is a distribution outlet for refined petroleum products produced at the Port Arthur refinery. The system is strategically positioned to transport refined petroleum products from the Port Arthur refinery to major third-party pipeline systems, including the Explorer, Colonial, Sunoco Logistics MagTex and Enterprise TE Products pipelines, as well as Oiltanking’s Beaumont marine terminal.

It includes a four-mile, 20-inch gasoline pipeline with 144,000 barrels per day of capacity; a three-mile, 20-inch diesel pipeline with 216,000 barrels per day of capacity; and 13 miles of 12- and 10-inch refined petroleum products pipelines with 60,000 barrels per day of capacity. The system also includes the adjacent Port Arthur Products Station (PAPS) and El Vista terminals, consisting of 16 storage tanks with a total of approximately 2 million barrels of storage capacity.

The Port Arthur Terminal consists of 47 tanks with 8.5 million barrels of storage capacity for crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products, supporting the refinery.

McKee Logistics System
The McKee Logistics System is a crude oil and refined petroleum products pipeline and terminal system supporting Valero’s 170,000 barrel-per-day McKee refinery in Sunray, Texas. The system includes the McKee Crude System, the McKee Products System and the McKee Terminal.

The McKee Crude System supplies crude oil to Valero’s McKee refinery. The system has a throughput capacity of approximately 72,000 barrels per day and consists of 145 miles of pipelines, 20 crude oil truck unloading sites with lease automatic custody transfer units, and approximately 240,000 barrels of storage capacity.

The McKee Products System connects McKee refinery to Valero’s refined petroleum products terminal in El Paso, Texas, and on to Kinder Morgan’s SFPP system for marketing destinations in high-growth regions such as Tucson and Phoenix, Ariz. Valero Energy Partners owns a 33 1/3 percent undivided interest in the McKee Products System. NuStar owns the remaining undivided interest in the system.

The system consists of 408 miles of 10-inch pipeline with 63,000 barrels per day of capacity; 499,000 barrels of storage capacity; 30,000 barrels per day of truck rack capacity; and the SFPP pipeline connection, which is 12 miles of 16- and 8-inch pipelines with approximately 98,400 barrels per day of capacity.

The McKee Terminal assets consist of 75 tanks with 4.4 million barrels of storage capacity for crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products.

Memphis Logistics System
The Memphis Logistics System is a crude oil and refined petroleum products pipeline and terminal system supporting Valero’s 195,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Memphis, Tennessee, comprised of the Collierville Crude System and the Memphis Products System.

The Collierville Crude System is the primary crude oil supply source for the Memphis refinery, delivering crude oil from the Capline pipeline. The system consists of 52 miles of 10- to 20-inch pipelines with 210,000 barrels per day of capacity; the Collierville terminal, which consists of three storage tanks with approximately 975,000 barrels of storage capacity; and the St. James crude oil tank, with approximately 330,000 barrels of storage capacity.

The Memphis Products System is the primary distribution outlet for refined petroleum products produced at the Memphis refinery, and is comprised of the Shorthorn pipeline system; the Memphis Airport pipeline system; and the West Memphis terminal and Memphis truck rack.

The Shorthorn pipeline system, linking the Memphis refinery to both the West Memphis terminal and Exxon’s Memphis terminal, consists of nine miles of 14- and 12-inch pipelines with 120,000 barrels per day of capacity. The Memphis Airport pipeline system consists of 11 miles of six-inch pipeline with 20,000 barrels per day of capacity transporting jet fuel to the Memphis International Airport.

The West Memphis terminal consists of 18 storage tanks with approximately 1 million barrels of storage capacity, a truck rack with 50,000 barrels per day of capacity and a barge dock with approximately 4,000 barrels per hour of throughput capacity. The terminal also has the capability to receive from the Enterprise TE Products pipeline. The Memphis truck rack is located adjacent to the Memphis refinery and has 8,000 barrels of storage capacity and seven truck bays with 110,000 barrels per day of truck rack capacity.

Ardmore Logistics System
The Ardmore Logistics System consists of the Wynnewood Products System and the Ardmore Crude System.

The Wynnewood Products System is the primary distribution outlet for Valero’s 90,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Ardmore, Oklahoma. The system connects the Ardmore refinery to the Magellan refined product pipeline system, consisting of a 30-mile, 12-inch refined petroleum product pipeline with 90,000 barrels per day of capacity and two tanks with a total of 180,000 barrels of storage capacity.

The Ardmore Crude System is a 40 percent undivided interest in the Hewitt segment of Plains All American Pipeline LP’s Red River pipeline, a 138-mile, 16-inch crude oil pipeline with 150,000 barrels per day of capacity, from Cushing to Hewitt, Oklahoma. The pipeline supplies crude oil to Valero’s Ardmore refinery. The system also includes a 40 percent interest in two 150,000 shell barrel capacity tanks at the Hewitt Station.

Three Rivers Logistics System
The Three Rivers Logistics System consists of the Three Rivers Crude System and the Three Rivers Terminal.

The Three Rivers Crude System is located in the Eagle Ford Shale that receives domestically produced crude oil and connects to Valero’s 100,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Three Rivers, Texas. Crude oil delivered through the system can be processed at the Three Rivers refinery or can be shipped through third-party pipelines to Valero’s two refineries in Corpus Christi, Texas, which have a combined throughput capacity of 325,000 barrels per day.

The system consists of 11 owned crude-oil truck unloading sites, connections to the Harvest Arrowhead pipeline system and the Plains Gardendale pipeline, and a one-mile, 12-inch pipeline with a capacity of 110,000 barrels per day. The pipeline delivers crude oil received from the truck-haul unloading sites and pipeline connections to the Three Rivers refinery crude tankage.

The Three Rivers Terminal operates a crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products terminal, consisting of 62 tanks with 2.25 million barrels of storage capacity for crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products.

St. Charles Logistics System
The St. Charles Logistics System is a pipeline and terminal system supporting Valero’s St. Charles Refinery at Norco, Louisiana. The system is comprised of the St. Charles Terminal and the Parkway Pipeline.

The St. Charles Terminal operates a crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products terminal located on the Mississippi River in Norco. The assets consist of 54 storage tanks with 10 million barrels of storage capacity.

The Parkway Pipeline is a 141-mile, 16-inch refined petroleum products pipeline linking the St. Charles refinery with the Plantation and Colonial pipeline systems in Collins, Mississippi. Parkway Pipeline currently has 110,000 barrels per day of capacity, with the ability to expand to more than 200,000 barrels per day.

Houston Terminal
The Houston Terminal operates a crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products terminal located on the Houston ship channel, supporting Valero’s Houston refinery. The assets consist of 34 storage tanks with 3.6 million barrels of storage capacity.

Corpus Christi Terminals
The Corpus Christi Terminals include the Corpus Christi East and Corpus Christi West terminals. 

Corpus Christi East is a crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products terminal that supports the Valero Bill Greehey Refineries East Plant (the East Terminal). The terminal is located on the Corpus Christi ship channel and has 81 storage tanks with 6.3 million barrels of storage capacity.

Corpus Christi West is a crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products terminal that supports the Valero Bill Greehey Refineries West Plant (the West Terminal). The terminal is located on the Corpus Christi ship channel and has 53 storage tanks with 3.8 million barrels of storage capacity.

Meraux Terminal
The Meraux Terminal is a crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products terminal that supports Valero's Meraux refinery. The terminal consists of 24 tanks with 3.9 million barrels of storage capacity for crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products.