Pacific Energy Partners, L.P.

Pacific Energy Partners, L.P.

October 26, 2005 19:40 ET

Pacific Energy Partners, L.P. Announces the Opening of a New Office in Houston, Texas

LONG BEACH, Calif.--(CCNMatthews - Oct 26, 2005) -

Pacific Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:PPX), is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Houston, Texas, at 3355 W. Alabama St., Suite 1180, Houston, TX 77098, phone: 713-212-2400 fax: 713-212-2497.

The following members of Pacific's management team are resident at this location:

-- Khalid Muslih, Vice President - Corporate Development;

-- Steve Varnado, Director - Operations and Business Development, East Coast Terminals, Pacific Atlantic Terminals LLC;

-- Steve McClenathan, Senior Director - Crude Oil Marketing, Pacific Marketing and Transportation LLC; and

-- Mickey Miller, Manager - Lease Crude Acquisitions, Pacific Marketing and Transportation, LLC.

"We are excited to establish this new office in a major hub of the U.S. crude oil, refined products and natural gas business," stated Irv Toole, President and Chief Executive Officer. "This further demonstrates our dedication to growth of our business both through acquisitions and organic expansion projects."

About Pacific Energy

Pacific Energy Partners, L.P. is a master limited partnership headquartered in Long Beach, California. Pacific is engaged in the business of gathering, transporting, storing and distributing crude oil, refined products and other related products in California, the Rocky Mountain region, including Alberta, Canada, and the Philadelphia, PA area. Pacific generates revenues by transporting such commodities on its pipelines, by leasing capacity in its storage facilities, and by providing other terminaling services. Pacific also buys and sells crude oil, activities that are generally complementary to its crude pipeline operations.

This news release may include "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements other than statements of historical fact included or incorporated herein may constitute forward-looking statements. Although Pacific Energy believes that the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that may affect Pacific Energy's operations and financial performance. Among the factors that could cause results to differ materially are those risks discussed in Pacific Energy's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004.

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Contact Information

  • Pacific Energy Partners, L.P.
    Aubrye Harris, 562-728-2871
    Investor Relations
    562-728-2881 (FAX)