After months of work, Texas Eastern Transmission LP has restored its Penn-Jersey system to full capacity after it wasdamaged in an explosion and fire in Westmoreland County, PA, earlier this year.
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An Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) LP natural gas pipeline in South Texas ruptured and caught fire late Sunday, prompting the evacuation of seven homes about 86 miles southeast of San Antonio.
Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) said Wednesday that repairs on its Appalachia-to-Texas Express (ATEX) ethane pipeline, which ruptured Jan. 26, are complete and that it expects the 1,265-mile line to be back in full-service on Friday.
Repairs were completed Wednesday and local natural gas utility service began to be restored in the far northwest corner of Minnesota, following a rupture and explosion Monday on a portion of Oneok Partners LP’s 24-inch diameter Viking Gas Transmission Pipeline (see Daily GPI, May 27).
A rupture and explosion hit a portion of Oneok Partners LP’s 24-inch diameter Viking Gas Transmission Pipeline in northern Minnesota on Monday, knocking out gas distribution service to three small communities in the immediate area in Marshall County.
NiSource is investigating a rupture of its Columbia Gulf Transmission LLC pipeline that occurred about 2:05 a.m. EST Thursday on the system’s 30-inch diameter Line 200 in Adair County, KY. Shippers were not being impacted, the pipeline said.
The rupture of a 12-inch DCP Midstream pipeline Friday night in Jackson County, LA, resulted in no injuries and was under control soon after, according to a report filed with the U.S. National Response Center.
As part of its continuing investigation into the rupture of a Columbia Gas Transmission pipeline in West Virginia in December, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has made more than 1,400 pages of documents on the pipeline explosion available to the public.
The mayor of San Bruno, CA — where a natural gas transmission pipeline rupture and explosion killed eight nearly three years ago — on Wednesday called for the California Attorney General’s Office and state lawmakers to investigate replacement of the state regulatory legal team investigating the event.
Settlement talks have broken down for regulatory cases involving the 2010 San Bruno, CA, natural gas transmission pipeline rupture and explosion, and Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) now expects to litigate the issues at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), according to PG&E Corp. CEO Tony Earley.