Midstream Williams Partners LP said on Tuesday that it will invest $380 million for new infrastructure for gas and oil producers in the Utica shale in parts of eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
Williams will be part of a joint venture with Caiman Energy II, Williams Partners, EnCap Flatrock Midfstream of San Antonio, Highstar Capital of New York and Caiman management expect to invest a total of $800 million to develop pipelines and processing facilities in the two states.
Earlier this year, Williams Partners spent $2.5 billion to purchase a Caiman subsidiary to give the company a presence in the Marcellus-Utica shale in eastern Ohio, West Virginia and swestern Pennsylvania.
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