HOUSTON, Texas (November 9, 2009) Bobcat Gas Storage (Bobcat) announced today that it had commenced full commercial operations in the second cavern at its Port Barre natural gas storage facility in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana on October 31, 2009. Cavern II provides an additional 7.8 Bcf of working gas capacity at the Port Barre Facility.
The Bobcat Project offers customers premier interconnections with five interstate pipelines including Texas Eastern Transmission, L.P., Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company, Florida Gas Transmission, Gulf South Pipeline and ANR Pipeline.
Bobcat offers customers both firm storage services and hub services under its FERC-approved tariff and market-based rates.
Bobcat is being developed by Port Barre Investments, LLC, which is owned by members of management, Haddington Energy Partners III LP, a private equity fund managed by Haddington Ventures, LLC and GE Energy Financial Services, the energy investing unit of GE (GE: NYSE).