The plant currently produces up to 1,400 cubic meters of synthetic methane a day, which corresponds to approximately 14,500 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy. With this amount, about 200 gas-fuelled Golf class cars can be supported to each drive 150 kms a day.
A joint venture between Exxon Mobil, Plains All American and Lotus Midstream has agreed to build a new crude pipeline to connect the Permian Basin in West Texas to the Texas Gulf Coast.
Crude inventories in the Permian Basin fell to 15 million barrels (MMbbl) in the week to Feb. 19, the lowest since October and down from a record 22 MMbbl in November. That glut had doubled in size from 11 MMbbl in June, according to the Genscape data.