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Antero Midstream Plans to Construct Landfill For $275M Oil/Gas Wastewater Facility

Antero Midstream Plans to Construct Landfill For $275M Oil/Gas Wastewater Facility

Antero Midstream Partners LP last week filed a permit application with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to construct a landfill near its proposed 60,000 barrel/day wastewater treatment complex in Doddridge County.

Announced in August 2015, the facility would be one of the largest of its kind in the Appalachian Basin (see Shale DailyAug. 19, 2015). It would process the wastewater from Antero Resources Corp.'s (AR) shale wells in Ohio and West Virginia and produce salt and sludge byproducts in the process. While the sludge would be trucked to other locations off site, the landfill would be used to dispose of salt the company can't sell to third parties such as those that manufacture rock salt for roads.

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