TULSA, Oklahoma – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today that it has recently entered into an export agreement with Beacon Offshore Energy Development LLC and its co-owner ShenHai, LLC, a subsidiary of Navitas Petroleum, to provide offshore natural gas collection and transportation as well as onshore – Provide natural gas processing services for Shenandoah development through the Discovery Infrastructure in the central Gulf of Mexico. Shenandoah is located 160 miles off the coast of Louisiana in the Walker Ridge area of ââthe Gulf of Mexico.
“Our connected offshore and onshore infrastructure enables us to maximize value for our customers by providing deep sea producers in the Gulf a safe, seamless and direct route to market, âsaid Micheal Dunn, Williams Chief Operating Officer. “Our investment in Shenandoah is a strategic expansion of our infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico that further strengthens our service portfolio. We are excited to provide Beacon with the full range of midstream capabilities that will unlock the full value of these important deep-sea resources. ”
Facilities to be installed include a five-mile offshore side pipeline being built from the Shenandoah platform to Discovery’s existing Keathley Canyon Connector pipeline, as well as additional onshore processing facilities to handle the anticipated rich Shenandoah production. The new, rich natural gas will be shipped to Discovery’s processing facility in Larose, Louisiana, and the natural gas liquids will be fractionated and marketed at Discovery’s Paradis facility in Louisiana.
Shenandoah is slated to go online by the end of 2024.
Williams’ Gulf of Mexico facilities provide manufacturers with the full value chain of capabilities – including collection, transfer, processing and fractionation. Williams owns and operates a 3,500 mile natural gas and oil collection and transportation pipeline, as well as a cryogenic processing capacity of 1.8 BCF / d and a fractionation capacity of 60,000 barrels per day for the Gulf of Mexico. The company owns two floating production platforms, multiple fixed leg supply platforms, and numerous other related facilities.
Williams (NYSE: WMB) strives to be the leader in providing infrastructures that safely deliver natural gas products to reliably propel the clean energy industry. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Williams is an industry leading investment grade C-corp operating across the natural gas value chain, including the collection, processing, interstate transportation and storage of natural gas and natural gas liquids. With key positions in the major US utility basins, Williams combines the best of utilities with the growing demand for clean energy. Williams owns and operates more than 30,000 miles of pipelines throughout the system – including Transco, the largest and fastest growing pipeline in the country – and processes approximately 30 percent of the natural gas in the United States that is used daily for clean power generation and heating, and industrial use.