Natural Gas

Expansion Proposed for Texas-Colorado NGL System

Enterprise Products Partners, Enbridge, Western Gas Partners and DCP Midstream have announced binding open seasons to expand capacity on a 1,018-mile system, which includes the Front Range and Texas Express pipelines and transports mixed NGLs from the DJ Basin in Weld County, Colo. to Enterprise's NGL fractionation and storage complex in Mont Belvieu, Texas.

Mariner East 1 Restart Approved

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has voted to allow Energy Transfer Partners to restart its Mariner East 1 natural gas liquids pipeline.

FERC OK's Additional Rover Pipeline Operations

Rover Pipeline receives authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to begin commercial operations at additional Phase 2 facilities associated with the $4.2 billion project.

ETP Files Application to Restart Mariner East 1

Energy Transfer Partners files with Pennsylvania utility regulators to restart the Mariner East 1 natural gas liquids pipeline this week.

Gazprom Completes Sea Stretch of First TurkStream Line

Gazprom has finished the sea portion of TurkStream's first line across the Black Sea. The second line, designed to ship gas to south European countries such as Greece, Bulgaria and Italy, will be laid in the third quarter of 2018.

Supreme Court Rejects Constitution Pipeline Permit Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court rejects Constitution Pipeline Co's bid to challenge New York state's refusal to issue a needed water permit for the Constitution Pipeline, a proposed natural gas pipeline running from Pennsylvania to New York.

FERC Approves New Operations as Rover Nears Completion

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized service to commence on one of the final sections of Rover Pipeline as Energy Transfer Partners announced construction of its $4.2 billion project is nearly complete.

McDermott to Perform Diving for Offshore Pipeline Projects

McDermott International will start performing air and saturation diving next month for pipeline construction projects offshore South Africa and Trinidad and Tobago.

Pipelines Help U.S. Electric Generation Gas Emissions Reach Lowest Levels Since 1990

Consumer Energy Alliance releases a new report highlighting improvements in air quality made possible by the shale energy revolution and America's safe and reliable pipeline network.

Pipelines Completed for Vashishta, S1 Fields

McDermott International, Inc. and LTHE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), have installed 93 km of 14-inch dual rigid pipelines as part of the development of ONGC's Vashishta and S1 gas fields, located off the southeastern coast of India.

Uzbekistan to Join TAPI Gas Pipeline Project

Uzbekistan plans to join an $8 billion project to build a natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to India, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said.

Gas Utility Customers Show Greater Satisfaction Levels

Pipeline & Gas Journal staff report In a year that saw growing efforts to improve safety through direct customer outreach and residential safety inspections, the latest J.D. Power Gas Utility Business Customers Study found gas utility customers increasingly satisfied. This represents the sixth yea..

Kimberly Harris Sees Future Shaped by Customer Needs as AGA Turns 100

Puget Sound Energy President & CEO Kimberly Harris this year brings her unique combination of environmental sensibility and unabashed love for the energy industry to the international stage as chair of the American Gas Association as it celebrates its 100th year and hosts the World Gas Conference.

The Great German Gas Switch-Over

Germany has commenced a 7 billion euro gas infrastructure project to switch 30% of its customers from low-calorie Group L to high calorie Group H natural gas by 2030.

Diving Deep in the Gulf of Mexico

Drillers are diving deep to increase oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico.

Open Season Launched for Alliance Pipeline System Expansion

Pembina Pipeline Corporation today announced that Alliance Pipeline Ltd., of which it owns a 50 percent interest, has commenced a binding open season for an estimated  400 million cubic feet per day of additional firm service on the Alliance Pipeline system. Alliance recei..

FERC Denies Pipeline’s Request for More Time to Cut Trees

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal commission denied a request Wednesday from developers of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline to continue cutting down trees along the project’s route beyond an initial deadline designed to protect birds and bats. Dominion Ene..

Vermont Gas Agrees to Independent Review of Pipeline

Vermont Gas Agrees to Independent Review of Pipeline

EU Lawyers Give Cautious Backing to Bid to Regulate Russian Pipeline

EU lawyers support proposal to extend existing pipeline regulations to Nord Stream 2.

ETP Mariner East Liquids Pipe Spills More Fluid in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania regulators cite Energy Transfer Partners for releasing Mariner East 2 pipeline construction project drilling fluids into a wetland.

Virginia Regulators OK Key Step for Mountain Valley Pipeline

Regulators in Virginia approve erosion, sediment and storm water control plans for the Mountain Valley pipeline construction project.

Construction Contract Awarded for BRUA Pipeline Compressor Stations

Consortium led by INSPET Ploiesti receives contract to build three compressor stations associated with the BRUA gas pipeline construction project.

Energy Transfer Partners in Hot Water over Rover Pipeline Restoration Activities

Energy Transfer Partners in hot water for failing to complete restoration activities at two Rover pipeline construction project compressor stations.

Denmark Faces Dilemma Over Russian Gas Pipeline

Denmark under pressure to rule whether the Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction project can be built near its Baltic Coast.

Poland Detains Energy Official Suspected of Spying for Russia

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s security agents have detained a government official on suspicion of providing Russia with secrets about tactics Warsaw planned to use to try to block the construction of a gas pipeline, the Polish government said on Monday. Stanislaw Zaryn, spokesman for the minister res..

Garden State Expansion Phase 2 Facilities Placed in Service

Williams Partners L.P. today announced it has placed into service the facilities constructed as part of Phase 2 of the Garden State Expansion Project, an expansion of the Transco pipeline system designed to deliver 180,000 dekatherms a day of additional natural gas capacity to New Jersey Natural Gas..

Records: Virginia State Police Spent Nearly $50K on Pipeline Hearings

Records show Virginia State Police spent nearly $50,000 on personnel and equipment during public hearings for two gas pipeline construction projects.

NTSB: Dallas Gas Leaks Reported Some 2 Months Before Fatal Blast

DALLAS (AP) — A preliminary federal report indicates natural gas leaks were first detected in a Dallas neighborhood nearly two months before another leak led to a house explosion that killed a 12-year-old girl. The report released Friday by the National Transportation Safety Board says leaks in the..

Draft EIS Issued for Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

FERC releases the draft EIS for Williams' Northeast Supply Enhancement pipeline construction project.

Alaska Lawmakers Concerned About Authority for Gas Pipeline

Alaska lawmakers don't want to cede control of LNG pipeline construction project.