Study Finds Methane Emissions 50% Higher Than EPA Estimates

A review of 20 years of technical literature on natural gas emissions in the United States and Canada found that methane (CH4) emissions appear significantly larger than official estimates, but they are not enough to negate the benefits of switching from coal power generation to natural gas-fired power. Read More

Enbridge Nailing Down Financing Needs, Management Says

During a week in which unitholders of another midstream master limited partnership (MLP) were rocked by a distribution cut and unit sell-off, management of Enbridge Energy Partners LP (EEP) sought Thursday to assure analysts and investors that their story is different, and “distribution is secure.” Read More

Columbia Gulf Pipeline Ruptures in Kentucky

NiSource is investigating a rupture of its Columbia Gulf Transmission LLC pipeline that occurred about 2:05 a.m. EST Thursday on the system's 30-inch diameter Line 200 in Adair County, KY. Shippers were not being impacted, the pipeline said. Read More

Appalachia-Focused Texas Eastern TEAM 2014 Given OK by FERC

FERC has issued a certificate for a Texas Eastern Transmission LP project that would add 600,000 Dth/d of incremental transportation capacity on the pipeline's northern Penn-Jersey system from Appalachian basins to serve markets in the Northeast, Midwest, Southeast and the Gulf Coast. Read More