Howard Energy Partners has completed construction on the majority of its crude oil and natural gas gathering and processing infrastructure in the Delaware Basin.
The Delaware Basin assets are part of a strategic joint venture with WPX Energy that is operated by Howard Energy Partners and supported by an area of mutual interest of more than 600 miles in New Mexico and Texas.
These assets are the initial phase of the company's broader strategic plan in the area.
Howard recently commissioned the second 200 million cubic feet per day plant as part of its two-plant, 400 MMcf/d cryogenic processing complex in Reeves County. The first plant came online in September 2018. The County Line Facility also includes 4,000 barrels per day of condensate stablisation capacity and provides connections to WhiteWater Midstream and El Paso Natural Gas transmission pipelines, and EPIC and Oneok West Texas NGL pipelines.
The company completed more than 50 miles of crude oil gathering pipelines with 100,000 barrels per day of capacity, and an associated 50,000 barrel crude oil terminal in Reeves County.
It continues to build out its natural gas infrastructure, recently completing a 23-mile, 24-inch trunkline connecting additional gas processing supplies in the area. Construction on its 21 miles of high pressure, rich gas gathering pipelines is ongoing and is expected to be complete in the summer of 2019. Once fully built out, the system will have approximately 800 MMcf/d of throughput capacity.
Mike Howard, chairman and CEO, says: 'The completion of our previously announced projects in the Delaware Basin and our continued presence in the region is part of our broader company strategy to diversify both service offerings and geographic area.
'We are in the core of the core of the Delaware Basin with multiple productive zones and it will continue to be a growth focus for Howard Energy Partners. Through our strategic relationships and great customer service we continue to attract third party business and expect volume growth to remain strong on our strategically-located processing and pipeline assets.'
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