Infrastructure

Tennessee Completes ‘ConneXion’ Adding Storage Deliverability

Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP), a subsidiary of El Paso Corp., has placed its Northeast ConneXion NY/NJ Expansion project into service. The new infrastructure includes two 30-inch diameter pipeline loops, additional compression, and storage deliverability upgrades that will help meet growing demand in the New York and New Jersey areas.

December 5, 2006

Advanced Metering Industry Poised to Take Off in Current Utility Push

Pushed by regulators and the aggressive approach unfolding in California, the industry supporting advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) technology is gearing up for growth it could only hope for a decade ago. A combination of improved technology and regulatory-induced incentives for major utilities to change out their entire systems is sparking the growth.

October 30, 2006

Advanced Metering Industry Poised to Take Off in Current Utility Push

Pushed by regulators and the aggressive approach unfolding in California, the industry supporting advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) technology is gearing up for growth it could only hope for a decade ago. A combination of improved technology and regulatory-induced incentives for major utilities to change out their entire systems is sparking the growth.

October 25, 2006

Chevron’s GOM Gas Output Slowly Increasing

As it continues to restore its Gulf of Mexico (GOM) infrastructure damaged in last year’s hurricanes, Chevron Corp. said it now expects 3Q2006 U.S. natural gas liquids (NGL) and gas production volumes to increase 1.4% sequentially over 2Q2006.

October 2, 2006

Montana Balks, South Dakota Talks on NorthWestern, Babcock Plan

As FERC examines the proposed acquisition of NorthWestern Corp. by Australian-based Babcock & Brown Infrastructure Ltd. (BBI), Montana and South Dakota state representatives last Monday intervened with different agendas. Montana wants assurances that its retail utility customers will not end up paying for the purchase premium. South Dakota is seeking a 30-day extension to provide time for settlement negotiations with the companies.

August 21, 2006

Montana Balks, South Dakota Talks on NorthWestern, Babcock Plan

As FERC examines the proposed acquisition of NorthWestern Corp. by Australian-based Babcock & Brown Infrastructure Ltd. (BBI), Montana and South Dakota state representatives last Monday intervened with different agendas. Montana wants assurances that its retail utility customers will not end up paying for the purchase premium. North Dakota is seeking a 30-day extension to provide time for settlement negotiations with the companies.

August 18, 2006

EIA: Gas Pipeline Investment Plunged in 2005

Investment in the U.S. natural gas pipeline infrastructure plunged in 2005 over the year-earlier period, according to a new report released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In fact, the agency said fewer gas pipeline miles were built last year than in any year during the past decade.

August 14, 2006

EIA: Gas Pipeline Investment Plunged in 2005

Investment in the U.S. natural gas pipeline infrastructure plunged in 2005 over the year-earlier period, according to a new report released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In fact, the agency said fewer gas pipeline miles were built last year than in any year during the past decade.

August 10, 2006

Spate of Pipe, Storage Projects Gets FERC Nod

FERC last Thursday issued decisions in four separate natural gas pipeline and storage cases that would expand the interstate gas infrastructure system in the United States.

July 24, 2006

Spate of Pipe, Storage Projects Gets FERC Nod

FERC on Thursday issued decisions in four separate natural gas pipeline and storage cases that would expand the interstate gas infrastructure system in the United States.

July 21, 2006