Enterprise Products Cryogenic Processing Expands by 300 mmcfd in Yoakum

The plant is now at two-thirds of its planned ultimate capacity of 900 mmcfd
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Enterprise Products’ second 300 mmcfd cryogenic processing train in Yoakum, in Lavaca County, has come online. Capacity is now 600 mmcfd at the plant and the company has the ability to extract 74,000 b/d of NGLs. The first Enterprise Yoakum processing train came online in May of 2012.

The latest announcement includes the second train and brings capacity to two-thirds of what is ultimately planned. When completed the facility will have total capacity of 900 mmcfd.

“Like the Eagle Ford Shale play itself, our Yoakum natural gas facility continues to exceed expectations and provide Enterprise with new growth opportunities,” said A.J. “Jim” Teague, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Enterprise’s general partner. “Based on the operating results [Read more…]

Enterprise Plant in Yoakum Coming Online May 1

Planned Capacity Has Tripled From Early Plans To 900 mmcfd

The first phase of Enterprise Products’ Eagle Ford midstream plant in Yoakum is coming online in the next few weeks and will have initial capacity to process 300 mmcfd.  The 100 acre plant has seen as many as 500 workers on site during various stages of construction [Read more…]

Enterprise Products Adding NGL Fractionators 7 & 8 at Mont Belvieu

Total Capacity Will Exceed 600,000 b/d at Mont Belvieu and EPD Will Have Capability to Handle 2.4 Bcf in the Eagle Ford

Enterprise Product Partners is the latest of many Eagle Ford midstream companies that are adding infrastructure to handle growing NGL production. Enterprise is already constructing its sixth fractionator at Mont Belvieu and the latest announcement comes after Dow and Shell announced plans to go forward with new petrochemical plants in the U.S.

The additions will add 150,000 b/d of incremental capacity in the fourth quarter of 2013 when total capacity will be more than 610,000 b/d at the facilities. That’s more than double the capacity of Enterprise’s plant just two years ago. The plans are supported by growing volumes of NGL production in the Eagle Ford Shale, Rocky Mountains, and West Texas. [Read more…]

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