MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. has completed long-term, fee-based agreements to support producer development in the Delaware Basin of West Texas. Under terms of the agreements, MarkWest will install a 200 million cubic feet per day cryogenic gas processing plant (Hidalgo Complex) in Culberson County, Texas. The new facility is scheduled to commence operations during the second quarter of 2016.
'We are very excited to announce this strategic commercial relationship with Cimarex and Chevron to support their development of the highly prospective Delaware Basin,' commented Frank Semple, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of MarkWest. 'MarkWest has provided midstream services for Chevron in east Texas for more than a decade and we are privileged to have the opportunity to serve them, as well as our new customer and operator of the joint development, Cimarex Energy.'