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Bison Treating Facility

Overview

The Bison Treating Facility consists of three amine treaters with a combined treating capacity of 285 MMcf/d at current conditions located in the northeastern corner of Wyoming. WES operates and has a 100% working interest in the Bison Facility, which provides CO2 treating services for the coal-bed methane gas being gathered in the Powder River Basin. The asset also includes three 5,230 horsepower compressors and five generators with combined power output of 6.5 megawatts.

Bison was placed in service in 2010. The Bison Treating Facility treats and compresses gas from the coal-bed methane wells in the Powder River Basin. The Bison Pipeline, operated by TransCanada, is connected directly to the facility, which is currently the only inlet into the pipeline. The Bison Treating Facility also has access to the Ft. Union and Thunder Creek pipelines.

Anadarko provided approximately 73% of the throughput at the Bison Treating Ffacility for the year ended December 31, 2012. The remaining throughput was from one third-party producer.

Operating Data

Market Access

Bison Pipeline (TransCanada)
Ft. Union Pipeline (Copano, Crestone, Bargath, WES)
Thunder Creek Pipeline (Devon, KN Energy)

Operating Data - Bison

2012 Average Volume 360 MMcf/d
Receipt Points 1
Gas Compression (Horsepower) 14,320
Treating Capacity 285 MMcf/d
Compressors 3

Bison Treating Facility

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ASSET AREAS

Appalachia

Marcellus

 

East Texas

Dew/Pinnacle

 

West Texas

Haley

 

Mid-Continent

Hugoton

 

Rocky Mountains

Bison

Chipeta

Fort Union

Granger Complex

Helper/Clawson

Hilight/Newcastle

MIGC

Red Desert

Wattenberg/Platte Valley

White Cliffs Pipeline