Oklahoma business briefs for July 15

White Cliffs to double pipeline size between Denver Julesburg Basin and Cushing
Oklahoman Published: July 15, 2014


White Cliffs to boost pipeline

White Cliffs Pipeline LLC is poised to double the capacity of a pipeline that delivers crude oil from Colorado’s Denver Julesburg Basin to the storage hub at Cushing, the company announced Monday. The expanded White Cliffs Pipeline, which will be able to transport about 150,000 barrels of oil a day, is expected to be fully operational next month. White Cliffs is owned by subsidiaries of Rose Rock Midstream LP, Plains All American Pipeline LP, Western Gas Partners LP and Noble Energy Inc. Rose Rock will continue to operate the pipeline.

Show to benefit businesswomen

Eden Salon and Spa and The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women, a nonprofit organization that encourages women’s leadership and entrepreneurship through education and mentoring initiatives, announced that the fifth annual Peace Through Business fashion show “Jewel” will be at 6:30 p.m. July 22 at Gaillardia Country Club. Eden Salon and Spa will host the event, alongside sponsors Ruth Meyers and Worth New York. The show will feature the latest trends in clothing and accessories and include a silent auction. Proceeds will directly benefit the institute and its work around the world. This event is one of several occurring during the institute’s Peace Through Business Mentorship Week, a program for women entrepreneurs in Afghanistan and Rwanda established by institute CEO and founder Terry Neese. Through in-country education, leadership development and mentorship training, the women acquire the necessary skills to succeed in their business communities and foster a strong public policy agenda in their home countries. As the women spend a week with their Oklahoma City mentors, they are able to connect on a personal and business level as they gain hands-on experience to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

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