Haynesville Expansion And Red River Lateral Begin Service

March 2010 Vol. 237 No. 3

Regency Energy Partners LP, Alinda Capital Partners LLC and an affiliate of GE Energy Financial Services recently placed the Haynesville Expansion Project and Red River Lateral into service.

The Haynesville Expansion and the Red River Lateral increase the total pipeline capacity of the Regency Intrastate Gas System to 2.1 Bcf/d.

“The Haynesville Expansion Project was specifically constructed to provide much needed takeaway capacity for Haynesville Shale gas in north Louisiana and is the first major project to be placed in service in the region,” said Byron Kelley, chairman, president/CEO of Regency.

The 1.1 Bcf/d Haynesville Expansion consists of the 25-mile, 36-inch Bienville Loop; the 21-mile, 36-inch Elm Grove Pipeline and the 75-mile, 42-inch Winnsboro Loop; as well as 14,200 horsepower of compression at the Elm Grove and Haughton Stations. The Red River Lateral adds 12.5 miles of 36-inch pipe and 100,000 MMBtu/d of capacity to the system.