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JupiterMLP Reaches Major Permitting Milestones in Brownsville, Texas

CEO, Tom Ramsey provides update on building dock-rail intermodal
infrastructure and a storage facility for up to 2.5 million barrels of
hydrocarbons

Company commences engineering, permitting and design to build new
VLCC loading facility six miles off the coast of Texas

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#crudeexportsJupiterMLP,
LLC
(Jupiter), a privately held midstream company that provides
Permian-Delaware Basin producers and gas plants with crude oil and plant
condensate logistics and offtake solutions, today announced that it had
secured the necessary permits from the Port of Brownsville Authority,
the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers (USACE) to begin construction improvements on Liquid
Cargo Dock in the Port of Brownsville.


Securing these permits is a major milestone for the company and approves
loading/unloading vessels of up to 65,000 deadweight tons or Panamax
sized vessels at a permitted rate of up to 30,000 barrels per hour at
the Jupiter Export Terminal, which will be directly connected to the
Permian Basin via pipeline. In addition to the planned dock
improvements, Jupiter has also secured all required permits to construct
multiple rail racks capable of loading/unloading crude oil and refined
products.

ÔÇ£We are pleased at the progress made by our permitting, engineering and
construction teams, as well as the outstanding cooperation we have had
from the Port, the TCEQ, and the USACE over the past several years,ÔÇØ
commented Tom Ramsey, Chief Executive Officer of Jupiter. ÔÇ£Obtaining all
these initial governmental and regulatory approvals marks a crucial step
forward in developing a world-class facility for the export of American
crude oil.ÔÇØ

Jupiter also received approval to construct up to 2.5 million barrels of
storage for hydrocarbons with the capacity to blend refined products
including diesel and gasoline. The permit granted to Jupiter enables the
blending of components to meet US and Mexico gasoline specifications.

In order to increase on-water handling capacity, the company announced
the start of the permitting and engineering process for two additional
private docks inside the Port. With the combination of the improvements
to Liquid Cargo Dock and the two private docks at the Jupiter Export
Terminal, the company anticipates having the capacity to load/unload up
to one million barrels of crude/products per day. Jupiter already
exports refined product through the Port of Brownsville; it expects the
terminal to be fully operational in 2020.

As part of the update, the company also announced that it had commenced
the engineering, permitting and design of a project, known as the
Jupiter Offshore Loading Terminal, to construct an offshore Very Large
Crude Carrier (ÔÇ£VLCCÔÇØ) loading facility six miles off the coast of Texas.

About JupiterMLP

JupiterMLP is a private company that provides Permian Basin producers
and gas plants with crude oil and plant condensate logistics and offtake
solutions. Jupiter's strategically located terminals in the Permian
Basin connect to the Gulf Coast refining markets, with a focus on the
Delaware Basin. Jupiter is an active first purchaser of both high and
low gravity crude and plant condensate in New Mexico and West Texas. In
addition to a 650+ mile dedicated high gravity crude oil pipeline that
originates in Orla, Texas with additional inject points and offtake
points at Pecos and Three Rivers, the Company is also constructing a
crude upgrading, processing and export terminal on approximately 270
acres of land located in the Port of Brownsville, Texas. The company is
also an active seller of refined products in Mexico. For more
information on Jupiter, visit http://www.jupitermlp.com.

Contacts

JupiterMLP
Mariana Sanderson, 713-933-4265
[email protected]