Potential Oil Exports From Cherry Point—Something else to put on your radar / NorthwestCitizen, David Camp

Map of pipeline from the Alberta, Canada, oil sands to Montreal and the old pipeline to Portland, Maine.

Wed, Mar 09, 2016, 10:20 pm  David Camp

The Portland-Montreal pipeline was opened in 1941 to carry mostly Venezuelan crude offloaded from freighters in South Portland, Maine, to refineries in Montreal.

Portland was chosen because it is a year-round port. In 2015, about thirty tankers were unloaded and about 60 thousand barrels per day transported to Montreal. However, Montreal refineries are now sourcing their crude from Alberta via pipeline – Line 9 – and since January 1, 2016, no freighters have been unloaded and the pipeline has been unused.[…]

Read David’s complete post on NorthwestCitizen here.

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