Bakken Oil Pipeline (Canada)

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Bakken Oil Pipeline (Canada) is an oil pipeline in Canada.[1]


The pipeline runs from Steelman, Saskatchewan, to Cromer, Manitoba. In Steelman it links up with Bakken Oil Pipeline (USA), to transport oil from North Dakota.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Enbridge[1]
  • Current capacity: 145,000 barrels per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 123 kilometers
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2013


The Enbridge Bakken Pipeline (Enbridge Bakken) transports light crude oil from the Bakken region in North Dakota to the Enbridge Mainline near Cromer, MB. The system in Canada consists of the former Enbridge Westspur Line EX-02, which was reactivated and runs 34 km from the U.S. border to the Enbridge Westspur Steelman Terminal, and a new 123 km pipeline between Steelman and Cromer, MB. Enbridge Bakken was approved by the Board in December 2011 and began operations in April 2013.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Bakken Oil Pipeline (Canada), A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. "Enbridge Bakken Pipeline L.P.’s Enbridge Bakken Pipeline," Canada NEB, accessed Sep 2017

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