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Energy Transfer proposes crude oil pipeline from N.D. to Illinois

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By Amy Dalrymple

Forum News Service

WILLISTON, N.D. -- Energy Transfer Partners announced this week it has commitments from shippers to move forward with an 1,100-mile crude oil pipeline from North Dakota to Patoka, Ill.


The Bakken Pipeline would transport 320,000 barrels of Bakken oil per day to Illinois, where shippers would be able to access markets in the Midwest or connect with markets on the East Coast or Gulf Coast.

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