PLANT REPLACEMENT KEY TO LOUISIANA FIELD REVIVAL
Chris Van Way JP Oil Co. Lafayette, La. Production at a southern Louisiana field and gas plant nearly tripled in its first year of operation after being purchased and retrofitted by a small independent operator. In little more than a year of ownership, JP Oil Co., Lafayette, La., has increased plant production at the Krotz Springs field to 5 MMcfd of residue gas, 500 b/d condensate, and 10,000 gpd LPG from previous production of 1.8 MMcfd, 180 b/d of condensate, and 3,500 gpd of LPG (Fig. 1).