71 gate valves can block oil flow in either direction on the pipeline.
November 2013 Reliability Factor
Reliability Factor for Nov 2013
Reliability Factor for year 2013
There were no prorations during the month of November that impacted the reliability factor.
Barrels Pumped From Pump Station 1
November throughput: 16,716,796 BBLS*
Average: 557,227 BPD**
Year 2013: 177,469,247 BBLS*
Average: 531,345 BPD**
*BBLS (barrels) = 42 Gallons
**BPD = Barrels Per Day
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