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NGL Energy Partners LP Announces Grand Mesa Pipeline Upsize

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2015-- NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NGL) announces its decision to increase the size of its 100% owned Grand Mesa Pipeline to a higher capacity 20 inch design. The decision to expand was based on initial shipper commitments and additional volumes committed to Rimrock Midstream, LLC’s 150-mile DJ Basin gathering system that is currently under development which will tie into Grand Mesa Pipeline at Lucerne, Colorado. The larger pipeline provides area producers a reliable and cost-effective takeaway option out of the basin capable of transporting over 200,000 barrels per day.

The Grand Mesa Pipeline system will include over 550 miles of new crude oil transportation pipeline, multiple truck injection bays, over one million barrels of operational storage, and at least two origination points located near Lucerne and Kersey (Riverside Station) in Weld County, Colorado. The system is in active development and is scheduled to commence service in Q4 2016. Rimrock will construct and operate the pipeline system.

About NGL Energy Partners LP

NGL Energy Partners LP is a Delaware limited partnership. NGL owns and operates a vertically integrated energy business with five primary segments: water solutions, crude oil logistics, NGL logistics, refined products/renewables and retail propane. For further information, visit NGL’s website at

About Rimrock Midstream, LLC

Rimrock Midstream, LLC is a strategic, growth-oriented company formed to acquire, develop and operate a portfolio of midstream energy infrastructure assets. Rimrock has been engaged in the business of acquiring, transporting and storing crude oil in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. For more information, visit

This press release includes “forward-looking statements.” All statements other than statements of historical facts included or incorporated herein may constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results could vary significantly from those expressed or implied in such statements and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. While NGL believes its expectations as reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, NGL can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that affect operations, financial performance, and other factors as discussed in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other factors that could impact any forward-looking statements are those risks described in NGL’s annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and other public filings. You are urged to carefully review and consider the cautionary statements and other disclosures made in those filings, specifically those under the heading “Risk Factors.” NGL undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements except as required by law.

Source: NGL Energy Partners LP

NGL Energy Partners LP
Contact for commercial inquiries:
Jeff Matthews, 405-509-2607
VP Midcontinent Region
Contact for other inquiries:
Atanas H. Atanasov, 918-481-1119
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

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