EPP, Western Gas form JV to own southeast Texas fractionators

Enterprise Products Partners LP, Houston, has formed a partnership with Western Gas Partners LP, Houston, to own NGL fractionation Trains 7 and 8, currently under construction at EPP's complex in Mont Belvieu, Tex., east of Houston (OGJ Online, Mar. 26, 2012).

Enterprise Products Partners LP, Houston, has formed a partnership with Western Gas Partners LP, Houston, to own NGL fractionation Trains 7 and 8, currently under construction at EPP’s complex in Mont Belvieu, Tex., east of Houston (OGJ Online, Mar. 26, 2012).

Western Gas, an affiliate of Anadarko Petroleum Corp., has acquired a 25% ownership in the joint venture, and EPP retains the remaining 75% interest.

Trains 7 and 8, to have design capacity to fractionate about 170,000 b/d of NGLs, will begin commercial operations in this year’s fourth quarter.

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