Industry Briefs

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC is holding a binding open season through Aug. 20 for firm capacity on the Rose Lake Expansion Project, which would provide incremental firm capacity from Zone 4 receipt points between Stations 321 and 313 to delivery points at its existing interconnection with National Fuel Gas Supply at Rose Lake and the Zone 4 Station 219 Pool. Tennessee said it expects firm capacity for the expansion project to be around 230,000 Dth/d, with an in-service date of Nov. 1, 2014. The company is also offering additional limited term capacity from mutually agreeable receipt points in Zone 4 between Tennessee’s Stations 321 and 313, the Rose Lake interconnection with National Fuel and/or the Station 219 Pool. The company is specifically offering up to 55,000 Dth/d from Nov. 1, 2014 to Oct. 31, 2016, and up to 15,000 Dth/d from Nov. 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017, all to Rose Lake/Station 313.

August 13, 2012

Trio Seeks Shippers for Commonwealth Pipeline

Inergy Midstream LP, UGI Energy Services Inc. and Capitol Energy Ventures Corp., a unit of WGL Holdings Inc., are conducting a non binding open season for shippers to transport natural gas volumes on the proposed Commonwealth Pipeline, which would carry Marcellus and Utica Shale production to market.

May 8, 2012

Transco Expansion Supports New Virginia Power Plant

Williams Partners LP is holding a binding open season through April 25 for capacity on an expansion of its interstate Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line (Transco) to provide incremental firm transportation to markets in southern Virginia and northern North Carolina by 2015.

April 9, 2012

Tennessee Marcellus Upgrade Gets Favorable Environmental Nod

FERC Monday issued a favorable environmental assessment (EA) of Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s Northeast Upgrade Project, which when combined with the 300 Line expansion that recently went into service, will add 1 Bcf/d of capacity to transport gas from the Marcellus Shale basin to Northeast markets.

November 22, 2011

Enterprise Offering Marcellus-Mont Belvieu Ethane Capacity

Enterprise Products Partners LP is holding a binding open season through Nov. 10 for capacity on its proposed pipeline to transport ethane from the Marcellus and Utica shales to the U.S. Gulf Coast.

October 12, 2011

Texas Express NGL Pipeline Offering Capacity

Enterprise Products Partners LP unit Texas Express Pipeline LLC is holding a binding open commitment period through Nov. 9 for capacity on a proposed natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline.

October 6, 2011

West Virginia’s Midstream Services Expand to Meet Marcellus Demand

Midstream natural gas processing services offered by MarkWest Liberty Midstream & Resources LLC in northwestern West Virginia continue to expand after the operator on Wednesday secured long-term agreements with pipeline subsidiaries of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp.

October 6, 2011

DCP Midstream Offering NGL Capacity to Texas

DCP Midstream is holding a binding open season through Oct. 31 for capacity on its proposed Southern Hills Pipeline. The company said it is moving toward a fourth quarter close on its acquisition of Seaway Products Pipeline Co., whose assets would be part of the Southern Hills natural gas liquids (NGL) project.

September 27, 2011

Industry Brief

Crosstex NGL Pipeline LP is holding a binding open season through Oct. 14 for capacity on a new natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline system (the Crosstex NGL Pipeline) to transport unfractionated NGLs produced in the Permian Basin, Midcontinent, Barnett Shale, Eagle Ford Shale and Rocky Mountain areas from the Mont Belvieu, TX, area to NGL fractionation facilities in Eunice and Riverside, LA. Crosstex Energy LP and Crosstex Energy Inc. plan to construct the common carrier pipeline with a preliminary design capacity of at least 70,000 b/d to Eunice, with a lesser amount of capacity available to Riverside (see Shale Daily, July 27). Crosstex NGL Pipeline is scheduled to be operational in the first quarter of 2013. For more information, contact Brad Iles at (214) 721-9363, or

September 19, 2011

Industry Briefs

El Paso Corp. and Spectra Energy Corp. said their Marcellus Ethane Pipeline System (MEPS) (see Shale Daily, Oct. 26, 2010) is holding a 30-day binding open season for shippers that desire ethane transportation service from West Virginia and Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale supply areas to destination interconnect points with third-party ethane pipelines or storage facilities in the Gulf Coast area. The MEPS project is being designed to transport up to 90,000 b/d and has an anticipated in-service date of 4Q 2014. The open season will close at 5 p.m. EDT on July 27. For more information visit

June 29, 2011