An underground natural gas liquids (NGL) storage project in Ohio — seen as key to the Appalachian Basin’s petrochemical buildout — has hit another snag as its backers have withdrawn their permits in the face of a lawsuit from environmental groups. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) last week cancelled three permits to drill…
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FERC has denied a request from three environmental groups to rehear a 2017 order authorizing the Mountaineer XPress and Gulf XPress projects, a pair of TransCanada Corp. efforts to increase natural gas pipeline capacity out of the Appalachian Basin by expanding the company’s Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s system.
After a nearly three-year battle with the state of Maryland, TC Energy, formerly TransCanada Corp., is taking the legal route to gain access to a small stretch of land it said it needs to complete a pipeline project that would deliver natural gas to West Virginia’s eastern panhandle.
FERC has authorized partial service to begin on Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s (TCO) Mountaineer XPress project, opening yet another path for nearly 1 Bcf/d to start flowing out of the Appalachian Basin.
Columbia Gas Transmission (CGT) is seeking authorization from FERC to place into service portions of its Mountaineer XPress project, which would increase natural gas pipeline capacity out of the Appalachian Basin by expanding the TransCanada Corp. affiliate’s system.
FERC on Friday issued letter orders to advance a trio of natural gas pipeline projects in the Appalachian Basin.
With the cost of construction skyrocketing, FERC has approved a request from Columbia Gas Transmission (CGT) to increase the initial monthly incremental recourse reservation rate on the Mountaineer XPress Project by 49% from the $9.827/Dth originally authorized.
FERC has denied a request filed earlier this year by three environmental groups to suspend construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Mountaineer Xpress and Gulf Xpress projects pending a rehearing, finding that the organizations failed to demonstrate irreparable injury.
A closely watched project that would be Appalachia’s first to store natural gas liquids (NGL) in underground salt caverns has again been delayed, as it works through a regulatory process that is taking longer than expected in Ohio, where regulators are said to be somewhat unaccustomed to the permit applications.
FERC has issued certificates of public convenience and necessity for the Mountaineer XPress and Gulf XPress projects, a pair of TransCanada Corp. efforts to increase natural gas pipeline capacity out of the Appalachian Basin by expanding the company’s Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s system.