Infrastructure

Equitrans Agrees to $1.1M Fine for Major 2022 Natural Gas Storage Well Leak in Pennsylvania

Equitrans Agrees to $1.1M Fine for Major 2022 Natural Gas Storage Well Leak in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has fined Equitrans Midstream Corp. $1.1 million for a storage well that leaked 1 Bcf of natural gas into the atmosphere for more than 10 days in November 2022.  In all, 223 tons of carbon dioxide, 27,040 tons of methane and 106 tons of volatile organic compounds (VOC)…

April 15, 2024
DeLa Express Joins Rush to Add Permian Natural Gas Takeaway Capacity

DeLa Express Joins Rush to Add Permian Natural Gas Takeaway Capacity

DeLa Express LLC is seeking to construct a 2 Bcf/d interstate pipeline to help ease the glut of natural gas trapped in the Permian Basin.  The independent energy infrastructure company, an affiliate of Houston-based Moss Lake Partners LP, in early April asked FERC to begin the prefiling review for a 42-inch diameter, 690-mile pipeline.  The…

April 15, 2024
Golden Pass Pipeline Cleared to Start Partial Service

Golden Pass Pipeline Cleared to Start Partial Service

Federal regulators have authorized partial service to start on a small stretch of the pipeline that would feed natural gas to the Golden Pass LNG export project under construction south of Port Arthur, TX. FERC approved Golden Pass Pipeline LLC’s (GPPL) request to start service on the MP 69 Compressor Station Free Flow Line. The…

April 15, 2024
Malaysia Starts Work on Third FLNG Facility to Utilize More Stranded Natural Gas

Malaysia Starts Work on Third FLNG Facility to Utilize More Stranded Natural Gas

State-owned Petronas has started construction on Malaysia’s third floating LNG (FLNG) facility to better help it capitalize on stranded natural gas assets amid failing production from other fields.  The design and construction of the nearshore facility “is expected to be simpler, and upon completion, has the potential for improved production uptime as it will be…

April 12, 2024
Louisiana Court Grants Approval for DTM to Proceed with Natural Gas Crossings in Blow to Energy Transfer

Louisiana Court Grants Approval for DTM to Proceed with Natural Gas Crossings in Blow to Energy Transfer

A Louisiana appeals court on Wednesday ruled that Energy Transfer LP may not block DT Midstream Inc. (DTM) from building natural gas pipeline crossings underneath its system, with one judge stating that Energy Transfer’s property rights do not extend “to the center of the earth.” In a unanimous ruling by the three-judge panel, the Louisiana…

April 11, 2024
Environmental Groups Keep Pressure on Biden Amid LNG Export License Pause

Environmental Groups Keep Pressure on Biden Amid LNG Export License Pause

More than 100 environmental and grassroots groups sent a letter to the Biden administration this week urging the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct a “robust analysis” of the LNG supply chain before the pause on new export authorizations is lifted. The organizations argued in the letter that the DOE has relied too long…

April 10, 2024
Domestic, International Events Prove Need for ‘Natural Gas to Perform’ for Energy System Reliability

Domestic, International Events Prove Need for ‘Natural Gas to Perform’ for Energy System Reliability

Overhauling the permitting process to build out natural gas infrastructure with less legal wrangling may be unattainable during an election year, but it has to happen soon as industrial consumption is on the rise, according to a top executive. CEO Amy Andryszak of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) discussed the need for…

April 8, 2024
Mexico’s Cenagas Failing to Take Advantage of Natural Gas Opportunity — Column 

Mexico’s Cenagas Failing to Take Advantage of Natural Gas Opportunity — Column 

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. Every Mexican summer, natural gas imports from the United States peak. The aggregate figure reflects impressive growth in the last decade. If…

April 5, 2024
Cedar LNG Eyes Summer FID After Landing Tolling Deal with Arc Resources

Cedar LNG Eyes Summer FID After Landing Tolling Deal with Arc Resources

Pembina Pipeline Corp. and its project partners in the Cedar LNG export project in British Columbia (BC) disclosed that they have given a notice to proceed to their contractors and are working on the final financial arrangements after securing binding offtake agreements for the project. Arc Resources Ltd., one of Canada’s largest natural gas producers,…

April 5, 2024
Plaquemines LNG Pipeline Project Cleared to Start Service 

Plaquemines LNG Pipeline Project Cleared to Start Service 

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has cleared Enbridge Inc. subsidiary Texas Eastern Transmission LP (Tetco) to start service on the Venice Extension pipeline project that would serve the Plaquemines LNG export facility under construction in Louisiana.  The Venice Extension would expand the Tetco system with a new three-mile, 36-inch diameter pipeline in Louisiana to move…

April 5, 2024
‹ Previous 1 2 3 883