Terminals and Transportation - Truck and Rail
MPC is one of the largest light product and asphalt terminal operators in the U.S. Including MPLX, 61 company-owned and -operated, one leased, two part-owned and non-operated, and 121 third-party light product terminals receive and store products, load trucks and blend products to meet specifications.
In 2016, our company-owned and -operated light product terminals averaged 1,429 mbpd of throughput. Our 18 company owned and -operated asphalt terminals, along with two third party asphalt terminals, not only store products and load trucks, but also blend heavy fuel oils and manufacture emulsions and polymer grades of asphalt. Our asphalt terminals averaged 31 mbpd of throughput in 2016.
MPC also owns a private fleet of 163 transport trucks and 180 trailers with a total capacity of 1.6 million gallons for the movement of refined products and crude oil. Most of the units are used to haul transportation fuels such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. The group also hauls crude oil, condensate, ethanol, molten sulfur, asphalt and residual fuel oil.
In addition, we have 2,059 leased and 15 owned railcars of various sizes and capacities for movement and storage of refined products.