Underneath the deals announced Thursday, Johnson would process, fractionate and take care of gas fluids from Southwestern’s acreage within the Marcellus and Upper Devonian shales. Johnson would offer gathering services for Southwestern in the south Utica Shale dry gas acreage, that the producer lately started developing.
Southwestern has greater than 321,500 internet acres in southwest Appalachia. It introduced its first Utica Shale well online in Marshall County, WV, captured and completed another in Washington County, PA, within the summer time. The organization continues to be tight-lipped about its nascent Utica program, however the cope with Johnson dedicates 71,500 acres in Marshall and Wetzel counties to gathering services.
Johnson Partners LP has arrived at agreement with Southwestern Energy Co. to grow the producer’s gas gathering and processing services in West Virginia.
Williams’ northeastern midstream services are ongoing to develop. The operator expanded its possession within the Bradford Supply Hub in northeast Pennsylvania captured inside a cope with Anadarko Oil Corp.’s majority owned Western Gas Partners LP. The organization stated Thursday that downstream gas connections are now being put in West Virginia to TransCanada Corp.’s Leach and Mountaineer Xpress projects to improve market access.
Southwestern continues to be busy around the midstream front, announcing a contract with Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP earlier this year to restructure firm transportation contracts within the Fayetteville Shale.
Southwestern also offers dedicated to 660 MMcf/d of processing ability to serve another 135,000 acre area in Marshall and Wetzel counties. Consequently, Johnson intends to expand its 200 MMcf/d Oak Grove processing facility in Marshall County beginning early the coming year, stated spokesman Joe Horvath. The guarana plant is able to be expanded by another 1.8 Bcf/d.