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ExxonMobil, Plains All American and Lotus Midstream Proceeding with Wink to Webster Pipeline

Vinson & Elkins advised Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. in the formation of a joint venture with ExxonMobil and Lotus Midstream, LLC. Announced Jan. 30, 2019, they have formed Wink to Webster Pipeline LLC and have ordered nearly 650 miles of domestically sourced 36-inch-diameter line pipe.

The new common-carrier pipeline system will provide more than 1 million barrels per day of crude oil and condensate capacity and will be constructed from the Permian Basin in West Texas to the Texas Gulf Coast. 

The V&E corporate team was led by partner Doug Bland and associate Stephanie Coco with assistance from associates Caroline Kuehn, Ben Glass and Kara Chung. Also advising were partners Todd Way, Gary Huffman and Joe Garcia, senior associate Julia Pashin and associate Megan James; and partner Pat Mizell.

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