The Pacific Texas Pipeline Project—Deepwater Oil Terminal, Port of Los Angeles

by Vernon E. Hall, Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, CA, USA,
Michael J. Sotak, Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, CA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ports '86


This paper describes the implementation program and status of the Pacific Texas Pipeline Company project in the Port of Los Angeles. A brief description of this important 1. 6 billion, 1,034 mile (1,664 km) long pipeline project is presented, with emphasis on the major features in the immediate vicinity of the Port. The paper then focuses on the port related engineering and environmental issues associated with developing a project of this magnitude. The paper concludes with a brief discussion on the catalytic effect the Pacific Texas project has on the Port's further implementation of its master plan of channel dredging and land reclamation.

Subject Headings: Oil pipelines | Ports and harbors | Pipelines | Construction management | Land reclamation | Land use | Petroleum | Dredging | United States | Texas | Los Angeles | California

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