Southern Start Central Gas Pipeline increases capacity, deliverability with Elk City expansion

Source: Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline

Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. announced that its Elk City Firm Storage Expansion became operational April 1, 2011. This expansion increased Southern Star's daily deliverability by 40,000 decatherms per day and increased its storage capacity by 4,000,000 decatherms. The expanded capacity and deliverability are fully subscribed. 

Southern Star filed an application to construct facilities at its Elk City storage field to provide this storage service at market-based rates and was granted authority by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Southern Star currently operates 47 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. 

"The expansion of this storage asset will further enhance the services and flexibility that are available to our customers," said Philip Rullman, Vice President & Chief Commercial Services Officer. "We are pleased with the outcome of the Elk City project and will continue to pursue growth opportunities in the gas supply, gas storage and market areas of our system." 

Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. ("Central"), headquartered in Owensboro, Kentucky, is a natural gas transmission system spanning over 6,000 miles in the Midwest and Mid-continent regions of the United States. Southern Star's pipeline facilities are located throughout Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Missouri, Wyoming, Colorado and Texas. It serves major markets such as the Kansas City metropolitan area, Wichita, Kansas and the Joplin/Springfield, Missouri areas.



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