Regency added a natural gas liquids (NGL) platform to its service offerings in early 2011 when it formed the Lone Star Joint Venture with Energy Transfer Partners. Today, Regency owns a 30% interest in Lone Star, whose assets center around Mont Belvieu, Texas – the largest NGL hub in North America. Lone Star moves, treats and stores NGLs from west and central Texas to the Gulf Coast, serving customers in the southern and eastern U.S. Energy Transfer Company operates the assets on behalf of the joint venture.
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Lone Star's Assets:
- West Texas Pipeline – a long-haul, 1,066-mile intrastate pipeline that transports mixed NGLs from the Permian Basin and Barnett Shale to Mont Belvieu; provides an outlet for Regency’s Waha Processing Plant
- Storage facility in Midland, Texas used for system balancing
- 530-mile NGL pipeline from Winkler County in west Texas to the Jackson County processing plant in Jackson County, Texas which went into service December 2012
- West Texas Gateway NGL Pipeline – 209,000 Bbls/d pipeline that transports NGLs from the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale to fractionation facilites in Mont Belvieu; went into service in December 2012
Fractionation and Processing
- Two cryogenic, off-gas processing plants co-located with third-party crude refinery complex that connect to a fractionator near Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- Sea Robin processing plant (20% interest) – a cryogenic, wet-gas processing plant in southern Louisiana
- Completed construction of a 100,000 Bbls/d fractionator at Mont Belvieu in December 2012; A second 100,000 Bbls/d fractionator is under construction and expected to be complete in Q4 2013
- Storage facility at Mont Belvieu, Texas serving customers in the Houston Ship Channel
- Underground, bulk storage facility in Hattiesburg, Mississippi (the only one east of the Mississippi River; connects to the Dixie pipeline to serve customers in the southern U.S.).