The Public Service Commission has approved ONEOK’s plans to convert an existing pipeline from natural gas to natural gas liquids.
The 45 mile, 12-inch diameter Cherry Creek pipeline runs from the Lonesome Creek gas plant to the Stateline gas plant. It will carry 50,000 barrels of the natural gas liquids daily.
Commissioner Julie Fedorchak said this will help companies reach their flaring reduction goals. And she said transportation by pipeline is safer than using trucks or rail cars.
"This is pretty volatile stuff," Fedorchak said. "This is the best way to do it."