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Hugoton Gathering System / Hugoton Residue Delivery System


The Hugoton Gathering System ("HGS") 

Owned and operated by Western Gas Partners, LP, the 1,953-mile Hugoton gathering system provides gathering service to the Hugoton field and is primarily located in Seward, Stevens, Grant and Morton Counties of Southwest Kansas and Texas County in Oklahoma. Three levels of gathering service is being provided, vacuum, 100 – 200 psi, and 250+ psi.

The Hugoton gathering system is connected to the Satanta plant, 51% owned by Pioneer Natural Resources Corporation (Operator) and 49% Anadarko, which extracts NGLs, LNG, helium, and delivers residue gas into Kansas Gas Services and Southern Star pipeline. The system is also connected to DCP Midstream's National Helium plant, which extracts NGLs and helium and delivers residue gas into the Panhandle Eastern pipeline.

Anadarko is the largest customer on the Hugoton gathering system with approximately 85% of the system throughput during the year ended December 31, 2012. 


The Hugoton Residue Delivery System ("HRDS")

Owned and operated by Anadarko, the Hugoton Residue Delivery System (“HRDS”) was established in October 1999 by isolating several segments of existing pipelines in wet gas gathering service of the Cimarron River System and the former Panhandle Eastern gathering system. These segments were coupled together with 3 miles of new 10” pipe that was installed along the Morton and Stevens County line. This allowed for the delivery of dry residue gas from the Mid-Continent Market Center (now Santana Processing Plant) and the redelivering of residue gas for regional sales, compression fuel and irrigations sales of 10 – 15 MMcf/d based on heating load and fuel requirements. Anadarko Natural Gas Company owns all gas through the system and owns the HRDS pipeline.

Market Access

NGL - MAPL, One Oak
LNG - Trucked 26,000 gal storage and offload
Helium - BLM Pipeline Systems

Market Access - Residue Gas

Kansas Gas Services (ONEOK)
National Helium Plant (DCP Midstream)
Panhandle Eastern Pipeline (Energy Transfer) 
Satanta Plant (Pioneer Natural Resources, Anadarko) 
​Southern Star Pipeline (GE Energy Financial, Morgan Stanley)

Operating Data

2012 Average Volume 80 MMcf/d
Gathering Lines 1,953 miles
Receipt Points 1,525
Gas Compression (Horsepower) 92,097
Compressor Stations 44

Hugoton Gathering System

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Hugoton Gathering System / Hugoton Residue Delivery System


Regional Manager
Chuck Johnson
Phone: (832) 636-7119
E-mail: Chuck.Johnson@anadarko.com

Area Representative
Bryan Luce 
Phone: (832) 636-3994
E-mail: Bryan.Luce@anadarko.com