Williams Partners, Tulsa, has let a contract to Exterran Holdings, Houston, for the design, fabrication, and installation of two gas processing plants in West Virginia. The plants are part of Williams Partners’ Ohio Valley midstream operations in the NGL-rich Marcellus shale.
Included are engineering and fabrication of two cryogenic gas plants, each with a capacity of 200 MMcfd produced from the Marcellus. In addition, Exterran will provide site development, construction, installation, and start-up for the two plants as well as for a third 200-MMcfd cryogenic plant (OGJ, May 7, 2012, p. 88; Apr. 30, 2012, p. 26)
Exterran's announcement said its presence in the Marcellus and Utica plays includes several 2012 contract awards; this project brings total capacity of the company's projects there to more than 2 bcfd.
Exterran Partners LP owns and operates processing plants in Ohio and West Virginia for a client under long-term services agreements.