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  1. 1. Opal Plant Overview Presented to the Wyoming Pipeline Authority March 23, 2004
  2. 2. WHERE is Opal?
  3. 5. WHY is Opal Expanding? <ul><li>Williams’ Continued Response to Market Demand </li></ul><ul><li>Major Export Point for Wyoming Production </li></ul><ul><li>Liquidity and Demand at the Opal Hub </li></ul><ul><li>Development of the Pinedale Anticline </li></ul><ul><li>Infill Drilling in the Jonah Field </li></ul><ul><li>Future Development of the “Mesa” </li></ul><ul><li>Renewed Activity in the Moxa Field </li></ul><ul><li>Kern River 2003 Capacity Expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Planned Expansion of Northwest P/L </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of Take-away Capacity on MAPL </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to Partner with Mt. West/Willbros </li></ul>
  4. 6. WHAT is Opal? <ul><li>Four Cryogenic Processing Plants: </li></ul><ul><li>Plant Avg. capacity </li></ul><ul><li>TXP-1 245 MMcf/d </li></ul><ul><li>TXP-2 165 MMcf/d </li></ul><ul><li>TXP-3 380 MMcf/d </li></ul><ul><li>TXP-4 360 MMcf/d </li></ul><ul><li> TOTAL 1,150 MMcf/d </li></ul>
  5. 7. WHAT is Opal? <ul><li>The Opal Plant also Provides Blending </li></ul><ul><li>and Dehydration Services: </li></ul><ul><li> Processing Blending TOTAL </li></ul><ul><li> (MMcf/d) (MMcf/d) (MMcf/d) </li></ul><ul><li>TXP-1, 2, 3 790 250 1,040 </li></ul><ul><li>New TXP-4 360 100 460 </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL 1,150 350 1,500 </li></ul><ul><li>… and 1.0 Bcf of glycol dehydration for Jonah/Pinedale. </li></ul>
  6. 8. WHAT is Opal? <ul><li>Distribution of Throughput Capacity </li></ul>
  7. 9. WHAT is Opal? <ul><li>NGL Production for Opal: </li></ul><ul><li>Plant Ave. Production </li></ul><ul><li> TXP-1 14,000 bbl/d </li></ul><ul><li> TXP-2 7,000 bbl/d </li></ul><ul><li> TXP-3 24,000 bbl/d </li></ul><ul><li> TXP-4 11,000 bbl/d </li></ul><ul><li> TOTAL 56,000 bbl/d </li></ul>
  8. 10. WHO is Opal? <ul><li>SUPPLY: The Big Hitters </li></ul><ul><li>BP America </li></ul><ul><li>ChevronTexaco </li></ul><ul><li>ConocoPhillips </li></ul><ul><li>Devon Energy </li></ul><ul><li>EnCana Oil & Gas </li></ul><ul><li>EOG Resources </li></ul><ul><li>ExxonMobil Company </li></ul><ul><li>Shell E&P Company </li></ul><ul><li>Ultra Petroleum Co. </li></ul><ul><li> Westport Resources </li></ul>
  9. 11. WHO is Opal? <ul><li>TAKE-AWAY CAPACITY: Interstate Pipelines </li></ul><ul><li> (MMcf/d) </li></ul><ul><li>1) CIG/El Paso 150 </li></ul><ul><li>2) Kern River 1,500 </li></ul><ul><li>3) Northwest 600 (West) </li></ul><ul><li>250 (South) </li></ul><ul><li> TOTAL 2,500 </li></ul>
  10. 15. NWPL Supply Diversity
  11. 16. TXP-4 Expansion Diagram Demethanizer Tower Molecular Sieve Dehydrators Solar Taurus 70-T10302S Recompressor Site Rated 8,550 Hp Gas-to-Gas Exchanger Discharge Gas Coolers Inlet Filter Separator Process Building Area with Expander and Plate Fin Exchangers Product Surge Vessels NGL Product Cooler
  12. 17. TXP-4 Gas Processing Plant
  13. 18. TXP-4 Site Construction
  14. 19. TXP-4 Demethanizer Tower
  15. 20. Taurus 70 Recompressor
  16. 21. TXP-4 Recompressor Building
  17. 22. Opal Processing Plant Panorama
  18. 23. Warm Wyoming Welcome at Opal