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Wealth of gas processing, pipeline projects planned for Marcellus-Utica region

Feb 1, 2014

The surge in gas production in the Marcellus shale and imminent follow-on supply from the Utica shale have created a need for processing capacity to extract and fractionate NGLs and pipelines to move the hydrocarbons both within the region and between the producing area and Gulf Coast.

Growing NGL production alters regional pipeline flows, spurs new gas processing capacity in Utica

Feb 1, 2014

Midstream companies like MarkWest Energy are working hard to increase gas gathering, processing, fractionation, and takeaway capacity to service the rising amount of wet gas production from growing shale plays in the Northeastern US.

Angola LNG sells first LPG cargo

Jan 30, 2014

Angola LNG has shipped its first LPG cargo from its plant in Soyo, Angola.

GTL pilot tests method aimed at cost cuts

Jan 29, 2014

Gas2, Aberdeen, has produced hydrocarbon liquids at low rates from natural gas with a technology it says can reduce costs in small gas-to-liquids plants.

Blue Racer signs midstream agreements; Natrium II done in March

Jan 27, 2014

Blue Racer Midstream LLC, a joint venture of Dominion Resources and Caiman Energy II LLC, entered into long-term agreements with Utica shale natural gas producers to provide comprehensive, integrated midstream services from liquids-rich acreage in Monroe, Noble, Guernsey, Belmont, Harrison, and Carroll counties, Ohio.

Keyera expanding Fort Saskatchewan NGL fractionation

Jan 8, 2014

Keyera Corp. is expanding its NGL fractionation and storage site in Fort Saskatchewan (KFS), more than doubling C3+ capacity to 65,000 b/d from 30,000 b/d. The project will also include new product receipt facilities, operational storage, and pipeline interconnections. Detailed engineering work is under way, with Keyera targeting first-quarter 2016 completion.

Pennant’s Hickory Bend Utica gas processing plant ready for operations

Jan 7, 2014

Pennant Midstream announced that its 200-MMcfd Hickory Bend cryogenic natural gas processing plant in the Utica shale at New Middletown, Ohio, is ready to begin operations. The plant’s gathering system includes about 55 miles of 20- and 24-in. OD wet gas gathering pipelines. These pipelines will support delivery of more than 600 MMcfd, allowing for expansion if demand warrants, and Pennant is preparing sites for two additional plants at Hickory Bend.

EPP to expand LPG export facility at Oiltanking on HSC

Jan 7, 2014

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) reported it will further expand its liquefied petroleum gas export terminal at Oiltanking’s complex on the Houston Ship Channel (HSC). EPP’s expanded LPG terminal is supported by a 50-year service agreement with Oiltanking Partners LP to provide additional dock space and related services.

New Eagle Ford fractionator planned

Dec 20, 2013

Plains All American Pipeline LP, Houston, will build new NGL fractionation and expand existing condensate stabilization in the Eagle Ford play of South Texas, the company has announced.

 

Aramco awards Fadhili gas plant contract

Dec 20, 2013

Saudi Aramco has awarded subsidiaries of Foster Wheeler’s global engineering and construction group contracts for engineering and project management for developing the Fadhili gas program in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia. Foster Wheeler did not disclose the contract’s value.

Utica, Marcellus prompt more Gulf Coast NGL capacity

Dec 20, 2013

Production in the Utica and Marcellus shales is prompting more NGL handling and fractionation capacity on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Shell opts out of US Gulf Coast GTL project

Dec 5, 2013

Royal Dutch Shell PLC reported that it will not move ahead with a proposed 140,000 b/d Gulf Coast gas-to-liquids project in Louisiana and will suspend any further work.

QEP Resources to pursue separation from midstream business

Dec 3, 2013

QEP Resources Inc. said it will pursue a separation of its midstream business, QEP Field Services Co., including the company’s interest in QEP Midstream Partners LP (QEPMP). QEP Resources is majority owner of QEPMP.

Sasol lets contract for Louisiana GTL plant

Nov 25, 2013

Sasol has selected Technip as the primary contractor for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase of its proposed gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility in Louisiana.

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