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Northeast Pipeline Capacity May Exceed 23 Bcf/d in 2018, EIA Says

Northeast Pipeline Capacity May Exceed 23 Bcf/d in 2018, EIA Says

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).

May 18, 2018
Columbia Gas Seeks FERC OK for Buckeye XPress

Columbia Gas Seeks FERC OK for Buckeye XPress

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.

April 10, 2018

FERC Denies Stay of Mountaineer Xpress, Gulf Xpress Projects

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.

March 26, 2018
Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project Gains Maryland Wetlands Permit

Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project Gains Maryland Wetlands Permit

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.

March 19, 2018
FERC Approves TransCanada’s Mountaineer XPress, Gulf XPress Projects

FERC Approves TransCanada’s Mountaineer XPress, Gulf XPress Projects

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.

January 3, 2018

Columbia’s Leach XPress Goes into Service Jan. 1

FERC has granted a request from Columbia Gulf Transmission LLC to place into service the Leach XPress project, which would add up to 1.53 million Dth/d of capacity for gas from Appalachia.

December 29, 2017

WB XPress NatGas Expansion Across West Virginia, Virginia Gets FERC Nod

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.

November 20, 2017

More Appalachian Capacity Ramping Up as FERC Signs Off on Rayne XPress Start-Up

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.

November 2, 2017

Appalachian Expansions Gulf XPress, Mountaineer XPress Get EIS From FERC

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.

July 28, 2017
Columbia’s WB XPress Gets Favorable Environmental Assessment from FERC

Columbia’s WB XPress Gets Favorable Environmental Assessment from FERC

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.

March 27, 2017