The Minnesota Pipe Line (MPL) system transports crude oil to the two Twin Cities refineries that produce much of the transportation fuels used in Minnesota and throughout the Upper Midwest.

The Minnesota Pipe Line system

The MPL system has four lines running from Clearbrook to the Twin Cities and can transport about 465,000 barrels of crude oil per day.

North American sources

The crude oil comes from North American sources including Canada and North Dakota.

Supplying Minnesota refineries

MPL is the primary pipeline system that supplies crude oil to Twin Cities refineries.