The North Dakota Public Utilities Commission approved a 150 MMcf/d expansion to Kinder Morgan’s Roosevelt gas processing plant in McKenzie County, increasing the total of significant new plants or expansions under construction in the state to six, as producers try to lower an associated gas flaring rate approaching 0.5 Bcf/d. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The PUC voted unanimously on Monday to approve the $150 million project, which will raise total processing capacity at the Roosevelt Gas Plant site to 200 MMcf/d. The plant is about seven miles south of Watford City, in the core of the Bakken Shale. The expansion project is expected to enter service in November 2019. “It’s another important project to reduce flaring in the Bakken and to help accommodate the massive amount of gas along with the crude in the Bakken,” Commissioner Julie Fedorchak said. […]