Houston-based Piñon Midstream LLC has placed into service some Permian Basin infrastructure in New Mexico that includes the Dark Horse sour natural gas treating and carbon capture facility, which is already near initial capacity of 85 MMcf/d.

The project within the Delaware sub-basin in Lea County was built to capture and permanently sequester carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) from natural gas volumes and then redeliver sweet gas to third-party midstream processors in the region.

Dark Horse “is open for business,” said Piñon President Steven Green. “The producers in our area have had a dire need for a long-term and environmentally friendly solution to the extreme acid gas concentrations that have previously challenged the region. 

“By removing and...