Enbridge

Enbridge, Chippewa Tribe Ordered to Cooperate on Spill Risk Plan for Line 5 Conduit

Enbridge, Chippewa Tribe Ordered to Cooperate on Spill Risk Plan for Line 5 Conduit

After rejecting a call in September to shut off Enbridge Inc.’s cross-border Line 5, a federal court in Wisconsin has directed the pipeline company and the Lake Superior Chippewa’s Bad River Band to work together on a spill risk reduction plan for the 540,000 b/d oil conduit. U.S. District Court Judge William Conley of the…

December 5, 2022
Enbridge to Expand Westcoast Natural Gas System as Montney Output, LNG Prospects Grow

Enbridge to Expand Westcoast Natural Gas System as Montney Output, LNG Prospects Grow

Natural gas transportation from the Montney Shale is topping Enbridge Inc.’s pipeline agenda in northern British Columbia (BC) where a slate of projects on the Westcoast Energy system could add capacity for 800 MMcf/d  After shippers over-subscribed an open season for transport service, Enbridge plans to proceed on a 300 MMcf/d addition to the southern…

November 7, 2022
Montney Natural Gas Output Poised to Reach 9.2 Bcf/d on Pipeline Expansions

Montney Natural Gas Output Poised to Reach 9.2 Bcf/d on Pipeline Expansions

Processing plant and pipeline additions should enable natural gas production to more than double in the Montney Shale, according to the Canada Energy Regulator (CER). Expansions by 46 plants have grown capacity in northeastern British Columbia (BC) along the Alaska Highway to 9.2 Bcf/d, or 59% more than the current 5.8 Bcf/d processing volume, a…

October 26, 2022
Enbridge Buying Tri Global Energy to Enhance U.S. Wind, Solar Portfolio

Enbridge Buying Tri Global Energy to Enhance U.S. Wind, Solar Portfolio

Enbridge Inc. agreed Thursday to pay $270 million to buy Tri Global Energy LLC (TGE), a top U.S. wind and solar company with a portfolio that includes 45 generating sites in seven states. The takeover, which includes debt, adds a built-in bonus of up to $50 million if all of TGE’s projects now on the…

October 3, 2022
FERC Delivers Positive EIS for Enbridge’s Pipeline Extension to Plaquemines LNG

FERC Delivers Positive EIS for Enbridge’s Pipeline Extension to Plaquemines LNG

One of the key pipeline projects to supply Venture Global Inc.’s Plaquemines LNG export terminal in Louisiana could be built with limited and mostly temporary impacts, FERC staff concluded in a recently published draft environmental impact statement (EIS). The draft EIS published Friday is the latest step for Enbridge Inc.’s proposed Venice Extension project is…

September 21, 2022
Natural Gas Pipeline Defect, Inadequate CP Contributed to Fatal 2019 Tetco Blast, Says NTSB

Natural Gas Pipeline Defect, Inadequate CP Contributed to Fatal 2019 Tetco Blast, Says NTSB

A manufacturing defect, a degraded coating and an ineffective corrosion prevention system contributed to a fatal explosion and fire on Enbridge Inc.’s Texas Eastern Transmission (Tetco) natural gas pipeline near Danville, KY, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said last week. The August 2019 Tetco Line 15 rupture and subsequent fire caused one death and…

September 20, 2022
Natural Gas Suppliers Tout Certified Gas, RNG as ‘Bridge Products’ to Decarbonization

Natural Gas Suppliers Tout Certified Gas, RNG as ‘Bridge Products’ to Decarbonization

Decarbonizing natural gas consumption is considerably more complex than doing so for electricity, but U.S. gas suppliers are up for the challenge, industry players said this week. The ultimate goal to neutralize the climate-warming impact of natural gas is large-scale deployment of low-carbon hydrogen, along with carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS), said BP plc’s…

September 14, 2022
Enbridge Grabs Stake in Canada’s Woodfibre, Progresses LNG Exposure Strategy

Enbridge Grabs Stake in Canada’s Woodfibre, Progresses LNG Exposure Strategy

As the role of LNG exports looms larger, Enbridge Inc. agreed to invest in a potential Canadian project and continue to pair its extensive natural gas networks with terminal projects. Calgary-based Enbridge increased its market share of natural gas transportation to cover 20% of the volumes exported from North America. CEO Al Monaco said the…

August 1, 2022
Enbridge Advancing Pair of Natural Gas Pipeline Expansions for Plaquemines LNG Facility

Enbridge Advancing Pair of Natural Gas Pipeline Expansions for Plaquemines LNG Facility

Enbridge Inc. is moving forward with a pair of pipeline expansion projects that would deliver 1.5 Bcf/d of natural gas to the Plaquemines liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal recently sanctioned by Venture Global Inc. The Gator Express Meter (GEM) and Venice Extension projects would involve 36-inch diameter pipeline, metering and compressor station additions and…

May 31, 2022
Tetco Natural Gas Pipeline Expansions to Feed Newly Sanctioned Plaquemines LNG Facility

Tetco Natural Gas Pipeline Expansions to Feed Newly Sanctioned Plaquemines LNG Facility

Enbridge Inc. is moving forward with a pair of pipeline expansion projects that would deliver 1.5 Bcf/d of natural gas to the Plaquemines liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal recently sanctioned by Venture Global Inc. The Gator Express Meter (GEM) and Venice Extension projects would involve 36-inch diameter pipeline, metering and compressor station additions and…

May 27, 2022