natural gas pipelines

Experts Stress Natural Gas Infrastructure, Storage, Upstream Needs in Mexico

Experts Stress Natural Gas Infrastructure, Storage, Upstream Needs in Mexico

In 10 months, on Oct. 1, 2024, Mexico’s new president will take office, and the six-year term of Andrés Manuel López Obrador will end. Members of the Mexican energy industry told NGI’s Mexico GPI they are hopeful for a change in energy policies that have at times stalled and frustrated the sector during the past…

December 27, 2023
Williams Acquires Hartree’s Gulf Coast Storage Assets For $2B

Williams Acquires Hartree’s Gulf Coast Storage Assets For $2B

Midstream giant Williams said Wednesday that it has reached a deal to acquire a portfolio of Gulf Coast natural gas storage assets from an affiliate of Hartree Partners LP for $1.95 billion, capping a busy year for storage acquisitions and expansions. The deal includes six natural gas storage facilities with a total capacity of 115…

December 27, 2023
Work Continues on 20 Bcf/d of Pipeline Capacity for U.S. LNG Export Projects

Work Continues on 20 Bcf/d of Pipeline Capacity for U.S. LNG Export Projects

Eight pipeline projects continue to advance in Texas and Louisiana to feed five LNG export projects that are currently under construction along the Gulf Coast.  The pipelines have all been approved and some are under construction. They would add more than 20 Bcf/d of capacity to feed liquefaction trains coming online through the end of…

December 27, 2023
Williams Looking to Expand MountainWest Overthrust Natural Gas Capacity

Williams Looking to Expand MountainWest Overthrust Natural Gas Capacity

Williams has asked FERC to authorize an expansion of its MountainWest Overthrust Pipeline LLC system to natural gas customers in the West. The midstream giant said it wants to add 325,000 Dth/d of westbound firm capacity to its Overthrust system by early December 2025. Supply would be delivered to southwestern Wyoming, according to an application…

December 22, 2023
Howard Energy Touts South Texas Natural Gas Expansions, Record Throughput as LNG Demand Taking Off

Howard Energy Touts South Texas Natural Gas Expansions, Record Throughput as LNG Demand Taking Off

Howard Energy Partners (HEP) completed about $800 million worth of growth projects and achieved record natural gas throughput on its assets during 2023, the company said Wednesday. San Antonio, TX-based HEP owns energy infrastructure assets in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Mexico. The newly completed projects include “new major pipelines and processing facilities in…

December 19, 2023
Pembina Agrees to Buy Enbridge’s Alliance Pipeline, Aux Sable Natural Gas Processing Facility

Pembina Agrees to Buy Enbridge’s Alliance Pipeline, Aux Sable Natural Gas Processing Facility

Enbridge Inc. said late Wednesday it planned to sell its stakes in the Alliance Pipeline and the Aux Sable natural gas liquids processing facility in the United States to Pembina Pipeline Corp. for more than US$2 billion. The deal would generate proceeds to help fund Enbridge’s efforts to acquire U.S.-based gas utilities. The Calgary-based midstream…

December 14, 2023
DT Midstream Readies Second Phase of Haynesville System Expansion for January Service

DT Midstream Readies Second Phase of Haynesville System Expansion for January Service

DT Midstream Inc. (DTM) said it has finished building the 400 MMcf/d second-phase expansion of its Louisiana Energy Access Project, or LEAP, and expects the new capacity to be available for firm service on Jan. 1. The Detroit-based company on Wednesday announced “early mechanical completion” of the expansion that would boost capacity of the 150-mile,…

December 7, 2023
TC Energy Touts Record NGTL Natural Gas Volumes, New Project Approvals

TC Energy Touts Record NGTL Natural Gas Volumes, New Project Approvals

TC Energy Corp. is transporting record natural gas volumes on multiple pipeline systems in North America as it continues to advance various expansion projects, management said Wednesday. CEO François Poirier hosted a conference call to discuss the Calgary-based midstreamer’s third quarter earnings. “We continue to see strong, sustained demand for our services, and that’s maximizing…

November 9, 2023
Federal Regulators Urge Enhanced Winterization Standards for Natural Gas, Electricity Systems 

Federal Regulators Urge Enhanced Winterization Standards for Natural Gas, Electricity Systems 

The energy sector remains vulnerable to extreme cold weather and must remain steadfast in implementing the previous recommendations outlined by federal regulators to shore up reliability, particularly those addressing the interdependence of natural gas and electricity. In a final report published Tuesday on Winter Storm Elliott, which ravaged the U.S. East Coast and whose impacts…

November 8, 2023
EnLink Sees Permian Driving ‘Modest Growth’ in 2024 Ahead of More Bullish Long-Term Natural Gas Demand

EnLink Sees Permian Driving ‘Modest Growth’ in 2024 Ahead of More Bullish Long-Term Natural Gas Demand

EnLink Midstream LLC continues to see signs of an increasing need for natural gas, with the Permian Basin poised for significant growth ahead following a record quarter. Dallas-based EnLink reported that average natural gas gathering volumes in the Permian were about 6% higher sequentially and 15% higher than the prior-year quarter. Average natural gas processing…

November 8, 2023