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Interim gas-processing plant opens in Ohio's Harrison County

By Bob Downing Published: November 23, 2012

Colorado-based MarkWest EnergyPartners LP  is operating an interim natural gas-processing plant in Ohio's Harrison County.

The plant in Cadiz began operations this week, said Randy S. Nickerson, MarkWest's senior vice president and chief commercial officer.

A company subsidiary, MarkWest Utica EMG LLC, had signed an agreement to develop the Ohio midstream project with Texas-based Energy & Minerals Group.

The interim refrigeration facility can handle up to 60 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.

A new cryogenic plant is under construction in Cadiz. It is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2013. A second cryogenic unit is in the works and should be in operation in the third quarter 2013.

The two units, when done, will be able to handle up to 325 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.

Two additional plants are planned to Harrison County to handle natural gas liquids.

The MarkWest partnership has signed deals with Gulfport Energy Corp. and Antero Resources to process natural gas and liquids in Harrison, Belmont, Guensey and Noble counties.

MarkWest has provided a temporary processing unit at one Gulfport well in Harrison County.

Sixty miles of gathering pipelines are also under construction.

To date, Ohio has 41 wells in production. But production has been slowed by delays in developing pipelines and processing plants.

A total of 186 wells have been completd ine astern Ohio's Utica shale.

 

 

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