Republic midstream to build facilities to serve Eagle Ford Shale.


ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC announced that Republic Midstream, LLC, a newly formed portfolio company, executed agreements with Penn Virginia Corporation to construct and operate a crude oil gathering system, a central delivery terminal complex and an intermediate takeaway pipeline to serve Penn Virginia's prolific acreage position in the Eagle Ford Shale. The long-term, fee-based transportation agreements with Penn Virginia are supported by minimum volume commitments and a dedication of acreage covering the areas served by the gathering system.

The gathering system will initially consist of 180 miles of gathering and trunk lines located in north-central Gonzales and western Lavaca counties which will deliver gathered volumes to a 144-acre central delivery point (CDP) in western Lavaca County capable of storing and blending crude oil volumes. The intermediate system will initially consist of a 12-inch, 30-mile takeaway pipeline with capacity of 80,000 bpd that will receive crude...

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