FERC staff has issued a favorable final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s (TGP) Cumberland natural gas pipeline project, clearing the way for its approval by the Commission. The 32-mile, 30-inch diameter pipeline would provide up to 245,040 Dth/d of new firm transportation service to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Cumberland natural…
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FERC issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC (TGP) on Thursday, authorizing it to construct and operate the Orion Project, a looping project on its 300 Line designed to serve increasing demand in the Mid-Atlantic and New England.
A landowners group in Massachusetts has asked FERC to deny Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC (TGP) permission to cut trees for its Connecticut Expansion Project.
FERC’s Office of Energy Projects (OEP) published its environmental assessment Monday for the Loudon Expansion Project proposed by Spectra Energy Partners subsidiary East Tennessee Natural Gas LLC.
More than two dozen gas distribution systems, let by the Municipal Gas Authority of Mississippi (MGAM), have filed a protest urging FERC to require Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. (TGP) to justify its proposal to charge system fuel and electric compression rates as part of a proposed looping project on TGP’s 300 Line.
In response to “multiple inquiries,” Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC has launched a package of proposals to transport as much as 400,000 Dth/d of natural gas from the Utica Shale to the Texas Gulf Coast beginning as soon as April 1.
In order to meet the Nov. 1 start-up date for its Northeast Upgrade Project, Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) has asked FERC for permission to begin placing components of the system expansion, which would add 636,000 Dth/d of takeaway capacity from the Marcellus Shale, in service as early as October.
Given current commodity prices, natural gas wells drilled in the Marcellus Shale — wet or dry — compete favorably with marginal Bakken Shale oil wells, but that’s the only gas play in the U.S. onshore that today can compete with Bakken oil well economics, according to an analysis by Barclays Capital.
Leatherstocking Gas Co., a 50-50 joint venture between Corning Natural Gas Corp. and Mirabito Holdings Inc., recently broke ground on a natural gas distribution system in Susquehanna County, PA, the latest step in its “local gas for local people” effort to supply Marcellus Shale gas to customers living in the area.
Piedmont Natural Gas will be soliciting bids for asset management services and gas supply beginning Nov. 1 for its North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee operations. The Charlotte, NC-based utility has a total system throughput of more than 250 Bcf/year, with firm transportation contracts on multiple pipelines. Piedmont will be seeking asset management services, seasonal, and year-round supply for contract terms yet to be determined. To receive a copy of the request for proposals when posted, contact Keith Maust at (704) 731-4901, or Sarah Stabley at (704) 731-4907.