Plains generates revenue through a combination of month-to-month and multi-year agreements. Revenues generated in this segment primarily include:

  • Fees that are generated from storage capacity agreements
  • Terminal throughput fees that are generated when we receive liquids from one connecting source and deliver the applicable product to another connecting source
  • Fees from NGL fractionation and isomerization services
  • Fees from natural gas and condensate processing services
  • Fees associated with natural gas park and loan activities, interruptible storage services and wheeling and balancing services
  • Loading and unloading fees at our rail terminals


As of December 31, 2017, Plains owned, operated or employed a variety of long-term physical assets throughout the United States and Canada in the Facilities segment, including:

  • 77 million barrels of crude oil storage capacity primarily at our terminalling and storage locations
  • 34 million barrels of NGL storage capacity
  • 67 Bcf of natural gas storage working capacity
  • 25 Bcf of owned base gas in storage facilities
  • 9 natural gas processing plants
  • 1 condensate processing facility
  • 8 fractionation plants and 1 isomerization unit
  • 34 crude oil and NGL rail terminals
  • 5 marine facilities
  • 1,000 miles of active pipelines that support our facilities assets