Minnesota Pipe Line Company, LLC (MPL) owns a pipeline system that transports crude oil to the Twin Cities refineries that produce much of the transportation fuels used in Minnesota and throughout the Upper Midwest. The crude oil comes from North American sources including Canada and North Dakota and is delivered to refineries in St. Paul Park and Rosemount, Minnesota. MPL is the primary pipeline system that supplies crude oil to Twin Cities refineries.

MPL's pipelines are operated by Koch Pipeline Company, L.P., (KPL) an indirect subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. KPL owns or operates more than 4,000 miles of pipelines that transport crude oil, refined petroleum products, ethanol, natural gas liquids and chemicals. For additional information on KPL, please visit www.kochpipeline.com

KPL has an outstanding record of health and safety performance. Awards include:

  • The Distinguished Award for Outstanding Safety and Environmental Performance from the American Petroleum Institute in 2011 and 2012. The award is the organization's highest award. It also received API's Environmental Performance Award in 2012 and 2013. In 2008, KPL received API's Occupational Safety Award.

  • Award of Honor - Governor's Safety Awards from the Minnesota Safety Council in 2010 and 2013. This award recognizes the company's northern operations group for exceptional accomplishment in workplace safety. KPL also received the Exceptional Workplace Safety award from Minnesota Safety Council in 2009.

  • Incident Rate Award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council for outstanding safety achievements.

  • Outstanding Achievement Award and the Certificate of Excellence from the Wisconsin Safety Council for outstanding safety achievements.



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