MPLX plans six natural gas processing plants in Marcellus, Utica basins

MPLX LP, a master limited partnership formed by Ohio-based Marathon Petroleum Corp., has announced a 2018 capital investment plan that includes approximately $2.2 billion of organic growth capital and $190 million of maintenance capital. The company said in a news release that it expects to strengthen its position in the Marcellus and Utica shale basins with the addition of six natural gas processing plants in 2018, increasing processing capacity by 21% to more than 7 billion cubic feet per day. Additionally, MPLX expects to add 40,000 barrels per day of ethane fractionation capacity and 60,000 barrels per day of propane-plus fractionation capacity. For more, read the full news release.

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