Plains All American Expanding Eagle Ford Fractionation & Condensate Stabilization

PAA Will Spend $120 Million and Bring the Facilities Online in Q2 2015
Plains All American Eagle Ford Assets

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Plains All American plans to spend $120 million to construct a new natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionator and expand its condensate stabilization facility in South Texas.

The new fractionator¬† will be located near the company’s Gardendale facilities in La Salle County, TX.

The fractionator is supported by third party commitments and will have capacity of 15,000 b/d of Y-Grade and off-spec Y-Grade products. [Read more…]

Driving Safety Top Priority for Oil and Gas Industry – Op Ed

Employees Attend Regular Safety Courses & May Receive Safety Bonuses
Hastings of TXOGA and Garcia of STEER

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From Cuero to Carrizo Springs, advances in technology have led to an unprecedented leap in oil and natural gas production in South Texas. Oil and gas activity in the Eagle Ford has generated more than $61 billion in revenue¬† in 2012 and 116,000 full-time jobs, according to research from the University of Texas at San Antonio. In Karnes County, employment in the mining sector, which is mostly oil and gas, jumped 260% and industry wages increased 320%. In Dimmit County, local sales tax revenues recently doubled, apparently thanks to increased oil and gas activity; this is a quadruple-digit increase over two years before. [Read more…]

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