Partners is assessing damage at its Lathrop natural gas
compressor station near Springville in Susquehanna County, Pa.,
following a Thursday morning fire at the facility.
Williams Partners assessment of damage to the
facility is ongoing, the company said in a statement.
Preliminary visual assessment shows that the structure
sustained the brunt of the damage, while equipment and flooring
inside the structure remain in place.
The cause of
the fire is unknown and remains under investigation, officials
and contractors at the facility were accounted for and there
were no injuries.
shutdown equipment worked properly to isolate and minimize the
incident, and emergency procedures were immediately activated,
according to the company.
it expects the financial impact of the fire to be immaterial to
its financial condition, liquidity and, respectively, the
distributions and dividends paid to unitholders and
At the time
of the incident, Cabot Oil & Gas was moving about 365
million cubic feet/day through the station, leading to some
disruption in natural gas output.
cause of the fire is being investigated and fortunately all
personnel are safe and accounted for," said Dan O. Dinges,
investigation has just begun as to equipment damage, if any,
the length of disruption or potential impact.