Black Swan Energy Ltd. placed onstream its 100-MMcf/d Nig Creek gas processing plant, which would provide natural gas to pipelines flowing to North American markets and propane for export to markets in East Asia.
The Nig Creek facility in northeast British Columbia can be expanded to add more than 80 MMcf/d of incremental raw processing, according to an Oct. 16 news release. A liquids pipeline is being built at the plant as an alternative to trucking. The plant also has a waste heat recovery mechanism that can cut emissions by 10,000 tonnes annually, the company said.
With the addition of the Nig Creek plant, Black Swan is on target to achieve its exit 2019 guidance of 40,000 to 42,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Black Swan on Oct. 3 reached a daily record rate of 42,600 boe/d.
Calgary, Alberta-based Black Swan is a private energy company funded by Azimuth Capital Management, Warburg Pincus LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.