natural gas processing

Targa Boosting Permian Natural Gas Processing Capacity by Moving North Texas Plant

Targa Boosting Permian Natural Gas Processing Capacity by Moving North Texas Plant

Targa Resources Corp. is relocating a cryogenic natural gas processing plant to the Permian Basin from North Texas to boost what it said is much needed capacity in the region. The Houston-based midstream operator said the Longhorn plant would be moved to the Midland sub-basin in West Texas to accommodate increasing production. The 200 MMcf/d…

November 16, 2020
EPA’s Rollback of Oil, Gas Methane Rules Paused by Court Amid Multiple Lawsuits

EPA’s Rollback of Oil, Gas Methane Rules Paused by Court Amid Multiple Lawsuits

A federal court on Thursday paused a rescission by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Obama-era regulations to curb methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. Swift legal action against the sweeping rule change had been promised by environmental advocates, and judicial intervention had been widely anticipated by experts. The U.S. Court of…

September 18, 2020
Matador Doubles Up Permian Natural Gas Processing Capacity in New Mexico

Matador Doubles Up Permian Natural Gas Processing Capacity in New Mexico

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.  The 200 MMcf/d expansion at the San Mateo facility brings total incremental design inlet capacity to 460 MMcf/d. The expansion…

September 3, 2020
Legal, Political Challenges on Horizon for Trump Methane Rollback

Legal, Political Challenges on Horizon for Trump Methane Rollback

Recently announced rollbacks of Obama-era methane controls for the oil and gas industry appear destined for a legal and political onslaught, particularly if Joseph R. Biden Jr. is elected president. In a two-part rulemaking, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week rescinded the regulations enacted under the 2016 Oil and Natural Gas New Source Performance…

August 18, 2020