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BHP starts up Macedon gas project in Western Australia

Sep 20, 2013

BHP Billiton reported the start up of the $1.5 billion Macedon natural gas project, which will supply 20% of Western Australia’s domestic gas for the next 20 years.

EPP starts up seventh Mont Belvieu fractionator

Sep 18, 2013

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) has started operations at its seventh NGL fractionator at Mont Belvieu, Tex., east of Houston.

Study: Glut of US ethane to remain; exports to balance propane, butane

Sep 17, 2013

A new study of US NGL markets from Simmons & Co. International, Houston, sees ethane remaining in oversupply near term and export growth bringing balance to propane and butane markets.

Saskatchewan straddle plant planned to handle Bakken production

Sep 4, 2013

SaskEnergy unit Bayhurst Energy Services Corp. (Besco) will join Mistral Midstream Inc., Calgary, to build a liquids-extraction plant in southeastern Saskatchewan, just north of the North Dakota border.

Dana hails Egypt flow, seeks outstanding payments

Sep 2, 2013

Dana Gas, Sharjah, said its core operations in Egypt’s Nile Delta and its Egyptian Bahrain Gas Derivatives Co. gas processing plant in Ras Shukheir have remained stable during recent unrest in Egypt and moreover that the company has achieved record gas production of 200 MMscfd equivalent including more than 8,000 b/d of natural gas liquids.

MarkWest settles federal air pollution charges at Javelina plant

Aug 30, 2013

MarkWest Energy Partners LP agreed to invest $650,000 to reduce flaring events at its Javelina gas processing plant in Corpus Christi, Tex., as part of a settlement of charges it violated the federal Clean Air Act, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced.

Oneok Partners to buy Powder River basin assets

Aug 27, 2013

Oneok Partners LP reported it will invest $440 million in the natural gas liquids-rich area of Wyoming’s Powder River basin.

ConocoPhillips, NGC close on sale of Trinidad and Tobago midstream assets

Aug 16, 2013

ConocoPhillips reported it has closed a transaction with National Gas Co. of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd. (NGC) for the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary Trinidad & Tobago Holdings LLC for $600 million.

Pembina Pipeline to build gas plant in west-central Alberta

Aug 13, 2013

Pembina Pipeline Corp., Calgary, will build and operate a 100-MMcfd shallow-cut gas plant called the Musreau II and associated NGL and gas gathering pipelines near its current Musreau plant in its western central Alberta Cutbank complex.

Kinder Morgan, MarkWest Utica EMG to develop gas plant, pipeline

Aug 9, 2013

MarkWest Utica EMG formed a joint venture with Kinder Morgan to open a 1,100-mile natural gas liquids pipeline to the Gulf Coast, expand northern Ohio rich-gas processing capacity, and add Gulf Coast fractionation capacity.

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Aug 5, 2013

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Texas gas plant retrofits to improve ethane recovery

Aug 5, 2013

Pioneer Natural Resources USA Inc., Dallas, in 2012 employed basic process design provided by Bechtel Hydrocarbon Technology Solutions, Houston, to increase ethane recovery at its 80-MMscfd gas plant near Amarillo, Tex., to more than 80% from 40%.

Alkylation provides option to monetize butane surplus

Aug 5, 2013

The rapid growth of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling in shale and tight rock formations has not only created a surge in North American natural gas and light oil production, but also has boosted NGL production.

Targa starts up Train 4 at Cedar Bayou fractionator

Aug 1, 2013

Targa Resources LP, Houston, has started operations on the 100,000-b/d Train 4 at its Cedar Bayou fractionator at Mont Belvieu, Tex. Also, the company in mid-July broke ground on its new 200-MMcfd cryogenic Longhorn gas processing plant in Wise County in North Texas.

Midstream JV lets contract for Utica plant

Jul 24, 2013

Utica East Ohio Midstream LLC (UEO) has let a $5 million engineering and procurement support contract to ENGlobal Corp., Houston, for a cryogenic gas processing plant in Leesville in southwestern Carroll County, Ohio.

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