Project Overview

  • Estimated cost: about $900 million
  • Approximately 440 miles of 20-inch pipeline capable of transporting up to 200,000 barrels per day of crude oil from Cushing, Okla. to Memphis, Tenn.
  • The pipeline transports domestic sweet crude oil grades produced in the Permian Basin, Bakken and Mid-Continent regions
  • The Valero Memphis Refinery is a sweet crude refinery

Economic Impact

  • Peak Construction Employment – more than 2,200 individuals were employed in contract construction positions across Oklahoma and Arkansas during pipeline construction
  • Full-time Employees–  15 permanent jobs were created along the route once the Diamond Pipeline was completed
  • Approximately $11 million per year in annual tax revenue to communities along the route of the pipeline