Tallgrass Energy on Wednesday joined a growing list of midstream companies that plan to directly load US crude onto supertankers by building an offshore pipeline. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The company said it will build an 800,000 b/d crude pipeline that will carry oil from the Cushing, Oklahoma, hub to the St. James, Louisiana, refining complex and then link that line to an export-capable liquids terminal being built near the mouth of the Mississippi River. The proposed terminal will then be linked to a separate offshore pipeline extension that would allow for the loading of VLCCs that can transport about 2 million barrels of oil. The company said the Plaquemines Liquids Terminal, which is a public-private partnership between Drexel Hamilton Infrastructure Partners and the state of Louisiana, is expected to be fully operational with some 20 million barrels of […]