WhiteWater Midstream LLC announced Sept. 19 that subsidiaries of Whistler Pipeline LLC and Cheniere Energy Inc. have executed agreements to move forward with the construction of the ADCC Pipeline. The project is a new joint venture 42-in. pipeline that is expected to extend approximately 43 miles from the terminus of the Whistler Pipeline to Cheniere’s Corpus Christi Liquefaction Facility.
The ADCC Pipeline has been designed to transport up to 1.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas, expandable to 2.5 Bcf/d of natural gas, and is expected to be in service in 2024, pending the receipt of customary regulatory and other approvals.
The Whistler Pipeline is owned by a consortium including MPLX LP, WhiteWater and a joint venture between Stonepeak and West Texas Gas Inc.
About the Whistler Pipeline
The Whistler pipeline is an approximately 450-mile, 42-in. intrastate pipeline that transports natural gas from the Waha Header in the Permian Basin to Agua Dulce, Texas, providing direct access to South Texas and export markets. An approximately 85-mile, 36-in. lateral provides connectivity to the Midland Basin.
About MPLX LP
MPLX is a diversified, large-cap master limited partnership that owns and operates midstream energy infrastructure and logistics assets and provides fuels distribution services. MPLX’s assets include a network of crude oil and refined product pipelines; an inland marine business; light-product terminals; storage caverns; refinery tanks, docks, loading racks, and associated piping; and crude and light-product marine terminals. MPLX also owns crude oil and natural gas gathering systems and pipelines as well as natural gas and NGL processing and fractionation facilities in key U.S. supply basins. More information is available at www.MPLX.com.
WhiteWater is an Austin, Texas-based infrastructure company. WhiteWater is partnered with multiple private equity funds including but not limited to Ridgemont Equity Partners and First Infrastructure Capital. For more information about WhiteWater, visit www.wwdev.com.
About Ridgemont Equity Partners
Ridgemont Equity Partners is a Charlotte-based middle market buyout and growth equity investor. Since 1993, the principals of Ridgemont have invested over $6 billion. The firm focuses on equity investments up to $500 million and utilizes a proven, industry-focused investment approach and repeatable value creation strategies. For more information about Ridgemont, visit www.ridgemontep.com.
About First Infrastructure Capital
First Infrastructure Capital Advisors LLC is a Houston-based investment firm specializing in greenfield projects and companies operating in the midstream, downstream, electric power, telecommunications, and renewable energy industries. First Infrastructure Capital Advisors is an SEC-registered investment adviser, which manages various investment vehicles including First Infrastructure Capital LP. For more information about First Infrastructure Capital, visit www.firstinfracap.com.
Stonepeak is a leading alternative investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets with approximately $49.3 billion of assets under management. Through its investment in defensive, hard-asset businesses globally, Stonepeak aims to create value for its investors and portfolio companies, and to have a positive impact on the communities in which it operates. For more information, please visit www.stonepeak.com.Tags: ADCC Pipeline, Natural Gas Pipelines, Whistler Pipeline