's200-MMcf/d cryogenic natural gas processingfacility in New Mexico has started commercial operations.
The South Eddyplant in Eddy County can extract up to 25,000 barrels per day of NGLs and issupported by long-term, fee-based agreements, Enterprise said in a May 3 newsrelease.
Supplyingthe plant will be about 90 miles of high-pressure gathering lines. A 71-mile extensionof Enterprise's Mid-America pipeline system has also been completed, providingDelaware Basin producers with NGL takeaway capacity and access to Enterprise'sNGL network.
"TheSouth Eddy plant is a key component of our overall strategy to double Enterprise'snatural gas processing capacity in the Delaware Basin during 2016," saidA. James Teague, CEO of Enterprise's general partner. "A second cryogenicprocessing facility we are developing as part of our joint venture at Waha isscheduled to begin service in the third quarter of 2016 and will add another150 MMcf/d of incremental capacity."