Williams boosts gas plant capacity

The energy services business unit of Tulsa-based Williams has completed a $60 million expansion at a natural gas plant in Opal, Wyo.The project has increased cryogenic processing capacity to 735 MMcfd and NGL extraction capacity to 43,000 b/d. A third cryogenic train was added, two existing cryogenic trains were modified, and control systems and field compression were enhanced.In 1998, field partners McMurry Oil Co., Amoco Production Co., and another Williams unit selected Williams' Opal plant to process new volumes of natural gas from Jonah field in Sublette County, Wyo. Installation of the new cryogenic unit began in May 1999. Williams said the completed expansion makes the facility...

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