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  • $6 million pipeline project to reduce truck traffic, flaringAugust 14, 2015

    A short pipeline project to move natural gas liquids from a gas processing plant under construction in McKenzie County to a pipeline interconnect would reduce traffic by 95 truckloads per day, according to Oneok Bakken Pipeline LLC.

    Members of the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved the proposed $6 million Lonesome Creek NGL Pipeline, saying it would help reduce natural gas flaring in the oil patch. The Wednesday vote on the project was 2-0; Commissioner Brian Kalk was absent.

    Tulsa, Okla.-based Oneok is planning to build a 4-mile, 8-inch diameter pipeline in McKenzie County from its Lonesome Creek Gas Plant to an interconnect at its Garden Creek NGL Pipeline south of Arnegard.

    “It’s a small but important piece of infrastructure,” commission chairwoman Julie Fedorchak said.  Continue Reading….