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19003 IH-10 West

San Antonio, TX 78257

United States

Phone: 210-918-2000


NuStar Energy L.P. is engaged in the transportation of petroleum products and anhydrous ammonia, the terminalling and storage of petroleum products, and the marketing of petroleum products. Segments The company’s three business segments: Pipeline, Storage and Fuels Marketing. Pipeline segment The company’s pipeline operations consist of the transportation of refined petroleum products, crude oil and anhydrous ammonia. As of December 31, 2015, the company owned and operated: refined product pipelines with an aggregate length of 3,140 miles and crude oil pipelines with an aggregate length of 1,200 miles in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico (collectively, the Central West System); a 1,920-mile refined product pipeline originating in southern Kansas and terminating at Jamestown, North Dakota, with a western extension to North Platte, Nebraska and an eastern extension into Iowa (the East Pipeline); a 440-mile refined product pipeline originating at Tesoro Corporation’s (Tesoro) Mandan, North Dakota refinery and terminating in Minneapolis, Minnesota (the North Pipeline); and a 2,000-mile anhydrous ammonia pipeline originating at the Louisiana delta area that travels north through the midwestern United States forking east and west to terminate in Nebraska and Indiana (the Ammonia Pipeline). Pipelines Central West System: The Central West System covers a total of 4,340 miles. The Central West System pipelines support shale oil production and the refineries to which they are connected, including Valero Energy Corporation’s (Valero Energy) McKee, Three Rivers and Ardmore refineries. The refined product pipelines have an aggregate length of 3,140 miles (Central West Refined Products Pipelines) and transport gasoline, distillates (including diesel and jet fuel), natural gas liquids and other products produced at the refineries to which they are connected. The crude oil pipelines have an aggregate length of 1,200 miles (Central West Crude Oil Pipelines). Its crude oil pipelines transport crude oil and other feedstocks from various points to the refineries to which they are connected, and from the Eagle Ford Shale region to its North Beach marine terminal and refineries in Corpus Christi, Texas. Central East System: The Central East System covers a total of 4,360 miles and consists of the East Pipeline, North Pipeline and Ammonia Pipeline. The East Pipeline covers 1,920 miles and moves refined products and natural gas liquids north in pipelines ranging in diameter from 6 inches to 16 inches to NuStar Energy and third party terminals along the system and to receiving pipeline connections in Kansas. The East Pipeline system includes 17 terminals, discussed below, with storage capacity of approximately 3.6 million barrels and 2 tank farms with storage capacity of approximately 1.4 million barrels at McPherson and El Dorado, Kansas. Shippers on the East Pipeline obtain refined petroleum products from refineries in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. The North Pipeline originates at Tesoro’s Mandan, North Dakota refinery and runs from west to east for approximately 440 miles to its termination in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area. The North Pipeline system includes 4 terminals, discussed below, with storage capacity of approximately 1.4 million barrels. The East and North Pipelines include 21 truck-loading terminals through which refined petroleum products are delivered to storage tanks and then loaded into petroleum product transport trucks. The 2,000-mile Ammonia Pipeline originates in the Louisiana delta area, where it connects to three third-party marine terminals and three anhydrous ammonia plants on the Mississippi River. The line runs north through Louisiana and Arkansas into Missouri, where at Hermann, Missouri it splits and one branch goes east into Illinois and Indiana, while the other branch continues north into Iowa and then turns west into Nebraska. The Ammonia Pipeline is connected to multiple third-party-owned terminals, which include industrial facility delivery locations. Product is supplied to the pipeline from anhydrous ammonia plants in Louisiana and imported product delivered throug


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