Georgia

Report: In the Southeast Perryville is Rising, Basis Flattening

While over recent months the Marcellus and Utica shales have attracted most of the attention focused on shale gas supplies, the southeastern United States — where the shale boom hit earlier — is still dealing with the consequences of shifting supplies, according to a report by LCI Energy Insight and Energy Ventures Analysis.

April 17, 2012

What Happens in the Marcellus Doesn’t Stay in the Marcellus

As production from the booming Marcellus Shale has grown and the emerging Utica Shale has made its presence felt, the Northeast, formerly a gas “have-not,” is pushing its own production outward to markets as pipelines race to catch up.

February 21, 2012

Regulator Questions Georgia Marketers’ Gas Prices

An apparent disparity between continued low wholesale natural gas prices and the amount Atlanta-area consumers are paying for natural gas needs to be cleared up by Georgia marketers, according to Stan Wise, chairman of the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC).

January 5, 2012

Range Resources to Anchor New Marcellus Water Pipeline

A Range Resources Corp. unit has signed on as an anchor customer for a new private pipeline system that would supply fresh water to natural gas producers drilling in the Marcellus Shale in north-central Pennsylvania.

September 22, 2011

Transportation Notes

Southern reported an unscheduled unit outage at Holy Trinity Compressor Station in southeast Alabama, which is the first station on its South Georgia facilities. No impact to FT service was expected, but a 40,000 Dth/d reduction in interruptible transport was likely, as well as a reduction in available peak hour capacity, Southern said.

July 22, 2011

Environmentalists Call For Public Hearings on Shale in BC

Several environmental groups are asking the government of British Columbia to follow the example of Quebec in conducting an environmental assessment of shale gas production.

April 20, 2011

Industry Brief

Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to expand its system to provide 225,000 Dth/d to customers in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi. The Mid-South Expansion Project is expected to be built in two phases. Phase 1 will provide 95,000 Dth/d of supply by Sept. 1, 2012; and Phase 2 will provide an additional 130,000 Dth/d by a target date of June 1, 2013. Transco said it has entered into binding precedent agreements for 100% of the increment firm transportation service to be provided by the project (see Daily GPI, May 27). The project, which Transco said would cost $216 million, involves the construction of 22.6 miles of pipeline looping on Transco’s existing mainline; a new 32,000 hp compressor station; 15,780 hp of additional compression at three existing compressor stations; and association facilities.

November 1, 2010

Natural Gas, Nuclear Touted in Republican Climate Bill

Republican Sens. Saxby Chambliss of Georgia and Richard Burr of North Carolina have introduced a climate change bill that touts the use of natural gas and nuclear energy to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

July 7, 2010

Elba Island Terminal Expansion, Express Pipeline Enter Service

A major expansion of the Elba Island liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Georgia and the new Elba Express Pipeline went into service Monday to serve growing gas demand in southeastern and eastern U.S. markets, El Paso Corp. said.

March 3, 2010

Elba Island Terminal Expansion, Express Pipeline Enter Service

A major expansion of the Elba Island liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Georgia and the new Elba Express Pipeline went into service Monday to serve growing gas demand in southeastern and eastern U.S. markets, El Paso Corp. said.

March 3, 2010