Nuverra Environmental To Build McKenzie County Pipeline Network

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Nuverra Environmental Solutions Inc. has entered into a long-term definitive agreement with XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., to provide water-related pipeline services in McKenzie County, ND.
  Under the agreement, Nuverra will build the 150-mile McKenzie County Pipeline Network to provide produced water gathering and disposal services and fresh water delivery. The XTO agreement is a long-term, fee-based gathering agreement. 
  The Network will serve XTO’s dedicated acreage, as well as other operator wells in the area. The Network will feature fixed, buried pipelines, which will include a gathering line to transport produced and flowback water for disposal or recycling and a distribution line for fresh water delivery.
  The Network is projected to cost $125 million to $150 million, based on current engineering and construction specifications, with completion during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. Construction is expected to begin in May 2015.