If all the natural gas pipeline projects currently under construction to serve producers in the Appalachian Basin ramp up as scheduled this year, more than 23 Bcf/d of Northeast takeaway capacity would be online, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
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TransCanada Corp.’s Columbia Gas Transmission LLC (TCO) has requested FERC’s approval to construct and operate the Buckeye XPress Project in Ohio and West Virginia, which would add another 275 MMcf/d of natural gas capacity to the interstate pipeline system.
FERC has denied a request filed earlier this year by three environmental groups to suspend construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Mountaineer Xpress and Gulf Xpress projects pending a rehearing, finding that the organizations failed to demonstrate irreparable injury.
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has issued a wetlands and waterways permit for Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project, the latest in a recent spate of regulatory hurdles cleared by the TransCanada Corp. subsidiary.
FERC has issued certificates of public convenience and necessity for the Mountaineer XPress and Gulf XPress projects, a pair of TransCanada Corp. efforts to increase natural gas pipeline capacity out of the Appalachian Basin by expanding the company’s Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s system.
Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s WB XPress Project was issued a FERC certificate Friday to allow a 1.3 Bcf/d expansion in West Virginia and Virginia to move forward.
FERC on Thursday gave Columbia Gulf Transmission LLC the go-ahead to start up the 1 Bcf/d Rayne XPress Expansion Project, adding to the list of Appalachian natural gas takeaway expansions coming online in time for winter heating season.
FERC issued a favorable final environmental impact statement (EIS) Friday for TransCanada Corp.’s Mountaineer XPress and Gulf XPress expansion projects, a move likely to encourage producers hoping for more natural gas pipeline capacity out of the Appalachian Basin.
FERC issued a favorable environmental assessment (EA) Friday for Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s proposed 1.3 million Dth/d WB XPress Project in Virginia and West Virginia.