Nicor Announces Construction Phase Of Gas Storage Facility

May 2011, Vol. 238 No. 5

Nicor Inc.’s subsidiary Central Valley Gas Storage L.L.C. has begun the construction phase of its planned natural gas storage facilities located in Colusa County, CA.

The project is a high-deliverability depleted reservoir that will provide multi-turn services tailored to customers’ requirements.

This project is expected to be completed by year-end. Work includes installing compressor units and constructing 15 miles of 24-inch pipeline connecting the storage field to PG&E’s transmission system. Once completed, the facility will have a storage capacity of 11 Bcf and an injection and withdrawal capacity of 300 MMscf/d.