AltaGas to expand three gas gathering, processing systems

AltaGas Services Inc., Calgary, will spend $10.4 million (Can.) to expand three of its natural gas gathering and processing systems in western Canada. The company is also building an 11-mile pipeline to connect 3 MMcfd of gas southeast of Alsask, Sask.,

Feb 28th, 2001


By an OGJ Online Correspondent


CALGARY, Feb. 28
�AltaGas Services Inc., Calgary, will spend $10.4 million (Can.) to expand three of its natural gas gathering and processing systems in western Canada.

A $7 million expansion capacity in the Thorbury area of northeastern Alberta to handle up to 9 MMcfd of sweet gas from 15 new wells is underway.

The company is also building an 11-mile pipeline to connect 3 MMcfd southeast of Alsask, Sask.,to AltaGas's Acadia Valley gathering system in the Central Border area of Alberta. Construction is expected to be completed by mid-March.

In a third project, AltaGas and Real Resources Ltd. will jointly build and own, and AltaGas will operate, a 22-mile line to connect wells owned by Real to the AltaGas Prairie River, Alta., gas plant and gathering system. The companies are seeking regulatory approval to complete construction by July.

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