crosshaul

crosshaul

[′krȯs‚hȯl]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for loading objects onto vehicles, consisting of a chain that is hooked on opposite sides of a vehicle, looped under the object, and connected to a power source and that rolls the object onto the vehicle.
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These increases are due primarily to higher commodity prices and favorable frac spreads in the third quarter of 2006 along with an increase in volumes attributable to strong drilling activity around our assets and crosshaul volumes on our PELICO system.
A connection with El Paso Natural Gas on the west-end of NGT's system which was placed in service on November 3, 1994, provides Anadarko, Permian and San Juan supplies access to the Northeast and Midwest markets through a west-to-east crosshaul to the Perryville Hub.
Construction on more than $120 million in NGPL expansion projects is underway at the North Lansing and Sayre storage facilities in Texas and Oklahoma, respectively, and on its crosshaul pipeline expansion in Texas.
These increases are due primarily to higher commodity prices and favorable frac spreads in the second quarter of 2006 along with an increase in volumes attributable to strong drilling activity around our assets and crosshaul volumes on our PELICO system.