Phillips 66 and Plains All American Announce Strategic JV and Sanctioning of Red Oak Pipeline System

and Plains All American Pipeline (Plains) (NYSE: PAA)
announced that they have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Red Oak Pipeline
LLC, and are proceeding with construction of the Red Oak Pipeline system
(Red Oak). The pipeline system will provide crude oil transportation
service from Cushing, Oklahoma, and the Permian Basin in West Texas to
Corpus Christi, Ingleside, Houston and Beaumont, Texas. Red Oak is
underpinned with long-term shipper volume commitments. Initial service
from Cushing to the Gulf Coast is targeted to commence as early as the
first quarter of 2021, subject to receipt of applicable permits and
regulatory approvals.

“We are pleased to partner with Plains to build Red Oak,” said Greg
Garland, Phillips 66 chairman and CEO. “The pipeline provides a
competitive outlet for shippers to access the key market centers along
the Texas Gulf Coast from Cushing and the Permian. This investment
aligns with our long-term strategy to grow our Midstream business with
projects generating stable, fee-based earnings while further enhancing
integration across our value chain.”

“Red Oak represents a capital-efficient industry solution that will
utilize existing assets and provide pull-through benefits to our
systems,” stated Willie Chiang, CEO of Plains All American. “We look
forward to working closely with Phillips 66 and our committed shippers
to bring Red Oak into service and further optimize our assets upstream
and downstream of the new pipeline system. We also look forward to
creating jobs and supporting economic growth in Oklahoma and Texas.”

The Red Oak joint venture will lease capacity in Plains’ Sunrise
Pipeline system, which extends from Midland to Wichita Falls, Texas. The
joint venture plans to construct a new 30-inch pipeline from Cushing to
Wichita Falls and Sealy, Texas. From Sealy, the joint venture will
construct a 30-inch pipeline segment to Corpus Christi and Ingleside and
a 20-inch pipeline segment to Houston and Beaumont. Where feasible, Red
Oak will utilize existing pipeline and utility corridors and advanced
construction techniques to limit environmental and community impact.
Plains will lead project construction on behalf of the joint venture,
and Phillips 66 will operate the pipeline. The project is expected to
cost approximately $2.5 billion.

The joint venture plans to hold a supplemental binding open season to be
announced at a later date that will enable additional shippers to enter
into long-term transportation services agreements.

About Phillips 66

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company.
With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and
Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and
markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company’s
master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered
in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and
operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March
31, 2019. For more information, visit
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About Plains All American Pipeline

Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE: PAA) is a publicly traded master
limited partnership that owns and operates midstream energy
infrastructure and provides logistics services for crude oil, NGLs and
natural gas. PAA owns an extensive network of pipeline transportation,
terminalling, storage, and gathering assets in key crude oil and NGL
producing basins and transportation corridors and at major market hubs
in the United States and Canada. On average, PAA handles more than 6
million barrels per day of crude oil and NGL in its Transportation
segment. PAA is headquartered in Houston, Texas. More information is
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Certain matters discussed in this release are forward-looking
statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results or outcomes to differ materially from results or outcomes
anticipated in the forward-looking statements. These risks and
uncertainties include, among other things, shortages, cost increases or
delay in receipt of supplies, materials or labor; failure to implement
or capitalize, or delays in implementing or capitalizing, on expansion
projects, whether due to permitting delays, permitting withdrawals or
other factors; the effects of competition, including the effects of
capacity overbuild in areas where we operate; the impact of current and
future laws, rulings, orders, governmental regulations, accounting
standards and statements and related interpretations; weather
interference with business operations or project construction, including
the impact of extreme weather events or conditions; environmental
liabilities, issues or events that result in construction delays or
otherwise impact targeted in-service dates; interruptions in service on
third-party pipelines or facilities; general economic, market or
business conditions and the amplification of other risks caused by
volatile financial markets, capital constraints and pervasive liquidity
concerns; and other factors and uncertainties inherent in the
transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil as
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Phillips 66

Jeff Dietert (investors)

Brent Shaw (investors)

Dennis Nuss (media)

Plains All American Pipeline

Roy Lamoreaux (investors)

Brett Magill (investors)

Brad Leone (media)

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