Key events in our company's history:

1981

Plains begins as a small oil and gas exploration and production company called Plains Resources.

1989

Plains Resources creates a midstream subsidiary to market its oil and gas and that of other producers.

1992-1993

The focus shifts solely to crude oil and targets building and acquiring terminals, gathering systems, pipelines, trucks and other midstream assets.

1993-1994

Constructs the Cushing Terminal in Oklahoma, a 2-million-barrel crude storage facility that was the largest infrastructure development west of the Mississippi at the time, and acquires land for future expansion.

1998

Acquires the All American Pipeline and executes IPO of Plains All American.

1999

Acquires Scurlock Permian and Chevron West Texas Pipeline.

2001

Management and investor group acquires controlling interest in PAA’s GP from Plains Resources and separates the midstream business from the exploration and production business.

2001

Acquires CANPET and Murphy Oil Company’s midstream crude oil assets, consolidating the two into what is now known as Plains Midstream Canada.

2005-2006

Secures 2,500 acres on the Mississippi River in Louisiana and builds Phase I and II of the St. James Terminal. After continued expansions over the years, the terminal is now a 12.5-million-barrel crude storage and terminalling facility that includes a private dock, creating a hub for Plains on the Gulf Coast.

2006

Completes merger with Pacific Energy Partners and makes eight acquisitions.

2008-2013

Opens the 2.8-million-barrel Patoka Terminal in Illinois, providing initial direct access to Canadian crude. Patoka grows through a series of five expansion projects to become a 6.1-million-barrel storage hub.

2012

Acquires Canadian NGL assets from BP.

2013

Executes IPO of portion of PAA’s General Partner (NYSE:PAGP).

2016

The Red River Pipeline enters service, capable of moving 110,000 barrels per day of crude oil from Cushing, Okla. to Longview, Texas.

2016-2018 and Beyond

Ongoing investment to expand existing Permian Basin asset footprint, including takeaway capacity from the region to major market hubs and export facilities.

2017

Acquires the Alpha Crude Connector gathering system in the Permian Basin. The Diamond Pipeline, a joint venture with Valero and the largest organic pipeline system construction project in the company’s history, enters service.

2017-2019

Announces construction of the Cactus II Pipeline System. Once completed, the pipeline system will have a capacity of transporting 670,000 barrels of crude oil per day from Wink, Texas to Corpus Christi.

2018

Celebrated 20 years of PAA being publicly listed View Our 20 Year Video

2018-2020

Constructing the Wink to Webster Pipeline System, capable of moving more than 1 million barrels per day of crude oil from the Permian Basin to the Houston area.

2019-2021

Constructing the Red Oak Pipeline System, which will move crude oil from Cushing, Okla. and the Permian Basin to Corpus Christi, Houston and Beaumont, Texas.