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Tennessee to Transport More Marcellus Gas

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. (TGP) on Wednesday executed binding, 15-year term agreements with Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., Anadarko Energy Services Co. and Seneca Resources Corp. to carry up to 250,000 Dth/d of incremental firm transportation capacity from the Marcellus Shale region to existing markets in New England and Niagara Falls, NY, via a revamped Northeast Supply Diversification Project (NSD Project).

July 29, 2010

Industry Briefs

Cardinal Pipeline Co. LLC said it has executed precedent agreements to increase its firm capacity by 199,000 Dth/d. The pipeline will transport additional gas to serve markets served by Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. and Public Service Co. of North Carolina (PSNC) from an interconnect with Williams Partners LP’s Transco pipeline. The $39 million Cardinal System Expansion project is scheduled to enter service in July 2012 and has been designed to serve growth on Piedmont’s and PSNC Energy’s distribution systems, including an expansion on Piedmont’s system to serve Progress Energy Carolinas’ planned gas-fired power generation facility in Wayne County, NC. Cardinal Pipeline is a 105-mile, 24-inch diameter pipeline from Rockingham County, NC, to a point southeast of Raleigh, NC, with a design capacity of approximately 279,000 Dth/d. The pipeline is a North Carolina limited liability company whose members are wholly owned subsidiaries of Williams Partners, PSNC Energy and Piedmont.

March 2, 2010

Industry Briefs

Cardinal Pipeline Co. LLC said it has executed precedent agreements to increase its firm capacity by 199,000 Dth/d. The pipeline will transport additional gas to serve markets served by Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. and Public Service Co. of North Carolina (PSNC) from an interconnect with Williams Partners LP’s Transco pipeline. The $39 million Cardinal System Expansion project is scheduled to enter service in July 2012 and has been designed to serve growth on Piedmont’s and PSNC Energy’s distribution systems, including an expansion on Piedmont’s system to serve Progress Energy Carolinas’ planned gas-fired power generation facility in Wayne County, NC. Cardinal Pipeline is a 105-mile, 24-inch diameter pipeline from Rockingham County, NC, to a point southeast of Raleigh, NC, with a design capacity of approximately 279,000 Dth/d. The pipeline is a North Carolina limited liability company whose members are wholly owned subsidiaries of Williams Partners, PSNC Energy and Piedmont.

March 2, 2010

Industry Briefs

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. (TGP) has executed binding 20-year term agreements with subsidiaries of Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Statoil for 100% of the capacity of its proposed Northeast Upgrade Project, which would provide 636,000 Dth of incremental firm transportation capacity from TGP’s 300 Line Project now under construction in the heart of the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania to an interconnect in New Jersey, the El Paso Corp. subsidiary said. TGP’s Line 300, which would provide 340 MMcf/d of capacity, is scheduled to be completed in 2011 (see Daily GPI, Dec. 11, 2009). The agreements for the Northeast Upgrade, with Chesapeake Energy Marketing Inc. and Statoil Natural Gas LLC, precede an open season, which is expected to be launched in February. Final capacity would be awarded in March. A spring 2011 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission filing date is planned for the Northeast Upgrade, with a scheduled Nov. 1, 2013 in-service date. The project would cost an estimated $400 million; most of the capital spending would take place in 2013, said El Paso.

February 22, 2010

TGP Launches Northeast Upgrade to Carry Marcellus Gas

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. (TGP) has executed binding 20-year term agreements with subsidiaries of Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Statoil for 100% of the capacity of its proposed Northeast Upgrade Project, which would provide 636,000 Dth of incremental firm transportation capacity from TGP’s 300 Line Project now under construction in the heart of the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania to an interconnect in New Jersey, the El Paso Corp. subsidiary said Tuesday.

February 17, 2010

TGP Launches Northeast Upgrade to Carry Marcellus Gas

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. (TGP) has executed binding 20-year term agreements with subsidiaries of Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Statoil for 100% of the capacity of its proposed Northeast Upgrade Project, which would provide 636,000 Dth of incremental firm transportation capacity from TGP’s 300 Line Project now under construction in the heart of the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania to an interconnect in New Jersey, the El Paso Corp. subsidiary said Tuesday.

February 17, 2010

Transco’s Mid-Atlantic Connector Obtains Precedent Agreements

A unit of Williams Cos. Inc. said Friday it has executed precedent agreements for a proposed Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. (Transco) expansion to provide an additional 142,000 Dth of incremental firm natural gas transportation capacity to serve growing markets in the Mid-Atlantic region by November 2012.

January 25, 2010

Transco’s Mid-Atlantic Connector Obtains Precedent Agreements

A unit of Williams Cos. Inc. said Friday it has executed precedent agreements for a proposed Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. (Transco) expansion to provide an additional 142,000 Dth of incremental firm natural gas transportation capacity to serve growing markets in the Mid-Atlantic region by November 2012.

January 25, 2010

PG&E Takes Anchor Position on El Paso’s Ruby Project

El Paso Corp. has executed a precedent agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) for long-term firm transportation service on El Paso’s Ruby Pipeline project, the company said last Friday.

December 27, 2007

Transco’s Sentinel Pipe Expansion Moves Forward

Dusting off an almost five-year-old project, Williams said Friday Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line (Transco) has executed precedent agreements with seven shippers to transport an additional 142,000 Dth/d of natural gas to growing markets in the Northeast from the existing Transco/Cove Point interconnect in Virginia and the Leidy Hub in Pennsylvania. The Sentinel expansion will be operational in November 2008.

December 18, 2006