Flash Fire at Summit Midstream Hereford Plant Injures 3 Workers

Following a flash fire that occurred shortly after 9 am on Wednesday at Summit Midstream’s Hereford Ranch Plant in northern Weld County, three people were taken to area hospitals.

The plant is located in the 67500 block of Weld County Road 71. Denver7 reported that two helicopters and at least one ambulance responded to the scene and two out of the three contractors were thought to be in critical condition.

Blake Motley, spokesman for Summit Midstream, said in an email to The Tribune that three contractors were working on a compressor when the fire ignited and all three contractors were taken to area hospitals for treatment of burns. The fire is under investigation.

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greeleytribune

Open Season Announced for an Additional 30 Mile Expansion on Pony Express Pipeline

Tallgrass Energy, LP, has announced an open season for the new 30-mile 12 inch pipeline expansion, the Hereford Lateral, which will connect crude oil gathering facilities and/or terminal facilities near Hereford, Colorado, with existing Pony Express facilities located near the Pawnee origin facility in Weld County.

The company is expecting the expansion to be in-service by July 2019, and the expansion capacity on the existing Pony Express system to be in-service by May 2020. These both are ahead of the larger Pony Express system expansion announced Jan. 22, 2019.

A limited open season will run from May 1, 2019, to May 15, 2019 to allow interested parties the opportunity to commit to the Hereford Project is launched by Pony Express.

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worldpipelines