The anticipated in-service date for Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s (TGP) Line 300 Northeast Upgrade expansion, which would add 636,000 Dth/d of takeaway capacity from the Marcellus Shale, remains Nov. 1, although FERC has approved a delay until May 1, 2014 for the start-up of some facilities.
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ANR is holding a binding open season through Oct. 22 for its Lebanon Lateral 2014 Reversal Project. The pipeline is holding a separate nonbinding open season through Oct. 23 for its Glen Karn 2015 Project.
Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. (CGT), a NiSource Inc. subsidiary, has applied for FERC approval of a pair of projects designed to collectively increase the company’s transportation capacity out of the Marcellus Shale by an additional 444,000 Dth/d.
In one of the biggest natural gas vehicle (NGV) advancements to date, United Parcel Service (UPS) last week said it plans to further transform its nationwide transit fleet by purchasing 700 more liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles and spending $18 million to build four LNG fueling stations in Tennessee and Texas by the end of 2014.
Gastar Exploration Ltd. has agreed to sell its East Texas assets to Cubic Energy Inc. for $46 million and will redeploy capital to higher-return projects in the Marcellus Shale and Hunton Limestone. Meanwhile, Cubic views its acquisition as an entry point to the oil-rich Eagle Ford and Woodbine formations.
Well permitting in Texas during January was up sharply from a year ago, as were well completions. December crude oil production was also up sharply compared with a year ago, but natural gas production slipped, according to the latest figures from the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC).
The biggest Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG) export license yet has been granted for shipments to Asian markets, but no date is set to build any terminals or launch tankers.
Based on success to date in developing a midstream system in the Utica Shale, The Energy & Minerals Group (EMG) said it plans to spend an additional $450 million for its joint venture (JV) with MarkWest Energy Partners LP.
Texas crude oil production during November was up from a year ago while natural gas production declined; during December, oil well completions were up while gas well completions declined, and the number of drilling permits issued was down from a year ago, according to the latest figures from Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC).