ONEOK Partners on Tuesday announced that it is holding an
open season for its previously-announced Bakken Crude Express
The open season process provides potential shippers the
opportunity to execute long-term transportation contracts with
ONEOK in exchange for priority transportation service, the
The open season will begin this Friday, Sept. 21, and
conclude in two months on Nov. 20.
The Bakken Crude Express Pipeline is a proposed 1,300-mile
crude-oil pipeline with the capacity to transport 200,000 bpd
of light-sweet crude oil from multiple points in the Williston
Basin in the Bakken Shale in North Dakota and Montana to the
crude-oil market hub in Cushing, Okla.
Construction of the pipeline is
currently expected to begin in early 2014 and be completed by