Construction is underway on the EPIC NGL gas pipeline connecting Corpus Christi to the Permian Basin.
EPIC stands for Eagle Ford, Permian, Ingleside and Corpus Christi. According to the caller times, the line is expected to be up and running by 2019. It's expected to move nearly 400,000 barrels of crude oil daily.
The pipeline will be around 650 miles long. The initial phase of EPIC could be in-service by early next year.
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