Dallas-based independent Matador Resources Co. and midstream affiliate San Mateo Midstream have ramped up an expansion at the Black River cryogenic natural gas processing plant in Eddy County, NM, to serve the Permian Basin Delaware. 

Matador San Mateo midstream

The 200 MMcf/d expansion at the San Mateo facility brings total incremental design inlet capacity to 460 MMcf/d. The expansion is processing gas from Matador’s Stateline and Stebbins areas. Black River also processes gas from Matador’s Rustler Breaks leasehold and serves other customers.

The expansion, completed this summer on time and on budget, was begun two years ago, CEO Joseph Wm. Foran noted.

Matador also secured firm transportation and fractionation for all anticipated natural gas liquids (NGL). In addition, it has firm transportation...