NEW YORK Oneok Partners
LP has completed its Bakken natural gas liquids (NGLs)
The 600-mile pipeline, which
cost between $450 million and $550 million, has the capacity to
transport 60,000 barrels of unfractionated NGLs per day, the
That will reach 135,000 barrels
per day once new pump stations, estimated to cost $100 million,
are added in the third quarter of 2014, it added.
The Bakken line runs from the
Bakken Shale and Three Forks formations in the Williston Basin
to the Overland Pass pipeline, in which Oneok holds a
The Tulsa, Okla.-based company
has also started operating its Stateline II natural gas
processing facility in western Williams County, N.D., which has
a capacity of 100 million cubic feet per day. It is estimated
to have cost between $135 million and $150 million.
The plant, along with two others
Oneok has built in the area, is expected to reduce the flaring
of natural gas, Oneok president Terry K. Spencer said.
Finally, the company has also completed a $23-million,
12-inch-diameter ethane header pipeline between its NGL
fracking assets in Mont Belvieu, Texas, and several