|  Clifton Linton

Hold on to your tank cars - ME2 opening may be further delayed

The opening of Energy Transfer Partner's Mariner East 2 pipeline is expected to be delayed again until sometime in 2018 -- say rail and LPG industry sources.

Oil Price Information Service reported today that traders were suggesting the 275,000 b/d pipeline's open could be delayed beyond the fourth quarter of 2017, as lawsuits have delayed the line's opening.

Energy Transport Insider is hearing similar talk from industry sources.

Energy Transfer Partners originally predicted the line would be open in the third quarter of 2017. The opening was pushed back as a result of a pipeline drilling accident and lawsuits that resulted from the accident.

At the time, LPG sources predicted t...

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