natural gas pipelines

WhiteWater Acquires Gateway Natural Gas Pipeline, Expanding Permian Footprint

WhiteWater Acquires Gateway Natural Gas Pipeline, Expanding Permian Footprint

WhiteWater Midstream LLC said Thursday it has acquired Sendero Midstream’s roughly 24-mile, 400 MMcf/d Gateway interstate natural gas pipeline. Gateway transports dry gas from processing plants in Eddy County, NM, to an interconnection with WhiteWater’s Agua Blanca intrastate pipeline system in West Texas. WhiteWater and partner MPLX LP recently completed a 1.8 Bcf/d expansion of…

August 27, 2021
COLUMN: Mexico Isthmus Project is Loved by Politicians, but Rife with Complications

COLUMN: Mexico Isthmus Project is Loved by Politicians, but Rife with Complications

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. The opinions and positions expressed by Prud’homme do not necessarily reflect the views of NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index. Mexican politicians have…

August 20, 2021
AMLO Touts Isthmus Natural Gas Pipeline as U.S. Imports Swell

AMLO Touts Isthmus Natural Gas Pipeline as U.S. Imports Swell

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said a natural gas pipeline connecting the Atlantic and Pacific coasts is set to go ahead. The 320 MMcf/d Jaltipán-Salina Cruz pipeline would cross the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, the narrowest strip of land in Mexico, between the two coasts. “A gas pipeline in the isthmus is planned to transport…

August 17, 2021
Column: Mexico LPG Price Meddling Could Squeeze Natural Gas Market Development

Column: Mexico LPG Price Meddling Could Squeeze Natural Gas Market Development

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. For most Mexicans, the word “gas” is not associated with natural gas, but with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), a fuel used in…

August 6, 2021
TC Energy, CFE Sign MOU to Advance Mexico Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

TC Energy, CFE Sign MOU to Advance Mexico Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

Mexican state power utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) said Sunday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with TC Energy Corp. to advance two natural gas pipeline projects and to “consolidate” several existing firm natural gas transport agreements between the firms. CFE said it has agreed “to take a more active role” in…

August 2, 2021
Natural Gas Pipeliners Tout Hydrogen Production, Blending Plans

Natural Gas Pipeliners Tout Hydrogen Production, Blending Plans

North America’s largest natural gas transporters and distributors are advancing projects to produce clean hydrogen and blend it into their mix to help achieve decarbonization goals. Managers from industry heavyweights including Enbridge Inc. and Williams gave updates on their progress at the LDC Gas Forums Northeast event this month in Boston. Although hydrogen offers “great…

July 29, 2021
Natural Gas Pipeline Capacity Release Trading Jumps, but Post-Covid Recovery Proving Unstable

Natural Gas Pipeline Capacity Release Trading Jumps, but Post-Covid Recovery Proving Unstable

In a sign that the energy industry’s recovery from Covid-19 remains choppy, monthly trading for natural gas pipeline capacity releases reversed course, soaring 178% in June, according to the latest figures from The Capacity Center. The jump was a massive improvement from May, when monthly transactions plunged 70% from April levels, the data services company’s…

July 25, 2021
COLUMN: CFE Emerging As Mexico’s De Facto Natural Gas System Operator

COLUMN: CFE Emerging As Mexico’s De Facto Natural Gas System Operator

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico’s natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. With the start of activity on the Sur de Texas-Tuxpan, La Laguna-Aguascalientes and Villa de Reyes-Aguascalientes-Guadalajara pipelines since December 2018, the government…

July 23, 2021
Natural Gas Projects Spurring Industrialization Opportunities in Southern Mexico, Central America

Natural Gas Projects Spurring Industrialization Opportunities in Southern Mexico, Central America

Economic analysts, Mexican President Andrés López Obrador and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris have all said that liquefied natural gas (LNG) could fuel an industrial boom in southern Mexico and Central America and lead to prosperity. Central America, with its population of some 44 million, has four natural gas projects, each valued at some $1…

July 22, 2021
Germany, U.S. Reach Compromise on NS2, but European NatGas Supply Uncertainty Remains

Germany, U.S. Reach Compromise on NS2, but European NatGas Supply Uncertainty Remains

The United States and Germany have reached a compromise on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 (NS2) pipeline, clearing a path for the project to finish unencumbered.  In a joint statement issued Wednesday, the countries pledged their support for Ukraine and agreed to sanction Russia if it uses the pipeline or energy supplies for geopolitical advantage. “The…

July 22, 2021