Explorer is a 2,944km-long onshore pipeline project operated by Explorer Pipeline. This product pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 30 inches, starts at Texas (the US) and ends in Indiana (the US).

The Explorer project started operations in 1971 and is owned by Shell, Marathon Petroleum, Phillips 66, Energy Transfer, and others.

The Explorer project is associated with the 8850km Colonial and 5120km Plantation System.

About Explorer Pipeline

Explorer Pipeline, Inc (Explorer Pipeline) is a provider of fuel transportation services. The company operates 1,830 mile common carrier pipeline system that transports gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel from the Gulf Coast to the Midwest. Explorer Pipeline serves mainly at Houston, Dallas, Tulsa, St. Louis and Chicago. Its tankage and services to terminals are located in Port Arthur, Houston, Greenville, Arlington and Grapevine, Texas; Glenpool, Oklahoma; Wood River, Illinois; and Hammond, Indiana. The company is owned by owned by Phillips66, Marathon, Sunoco Logistics and Shell. Explorer Pipeline is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, The US.


Information on the pipeline is sourced from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Pipelines database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) trunk pipelines globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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