Infrastructure

Marcellus to Sit on Boardwalk Rates Again Next Year

The Marcellus Shale continues to make its presence felt, not just in the Northeast but also down south in the Gulf Coast region where Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP continues to see its pipeline capacity discounted by a market awash in gas.

October 28, 2013

Maine Natural Gas Claims First NatGas Pipeline Into Augusta

Maine Natural Gas (MNG) has finished filling its new 21-mile natural gas main, which runs from the Maritimes and Northeast pipeline tap in Windsor, ME, and on to the MaineGeneral Medical Center (MGMC) in Augusta, the state’s capital.

October 25, 2013

Sierrita Pipe Gets Favorable Draft Environmental Nod From FERC

FERC Friday issued a favorable draft environmental review of Kinder Morgan’s international Sierrita Pipeline project, which would deliver natural gas to southwestern markets in the United States and high-growth power generation markets in northern Mexico.

October 25, 2013

State Regulators OK Third Pipeline to Serve Florida

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday unanimously approved Florida Power & Light Co.’s (FPL) contracts for a planned 600-mile pipeline system to bring more natural gas into the state.

October 24, 2013
Northeast Power Grid Needs More Gas, Experts Say

Northeast Power Grid Needs More Gas, Experts Say

Reliability and peak demand in New England could be compromised without a more robust natural gas market and infrastructure build out in the region, according to officials from the gas and power sectors.

October 24, 2013

Tetco Takes Steps to Protect System from Potential Mining Subsidence

Texas Eastern Transmission LP (Tetco) has asked FERC for authorization to undertake certain activities to protect its pipeline system in Pennsylvania from potential ground subsidence during longwall coal mining that is planned by Emerald Coal Resources LP.

October 24, 2013

Florida PSC Approves Surcharges for Pipeline Replacement

Utilities in Florida have received approval from the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC) to bill customers surcharges to cover the cost of replacing aging cast iron and bare steel natural gas distribution pipelines.

October 24, 2013

FERC OKs MPP Project Facilities in Pennsylvania for Service

FERC has approved Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s (TGP) request to place into service the remaining facilities of its MPP Project in Pennsylvania, which would provide producers with an additional 240,000 Dth/d of takeaway capacity to transport gas to Northeast markets.

October 22, 2013
The ‘Age of Gas’ Is Coming, GE Report Says

The ‘Age of Gas’ Is Coming, GE Report Says

As an outgrowth of the North American shale revolution, natural gas increasingly will capture a bigger piece of global energy demand with a denser network offering greater flexibility and improved economics, according to a white paper released Friday by General Electric Corp. (GE).

October 21, 2013

GE Capital, Clean Energy Form Alliance on Truck Fleets

Newport Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp., one of the nation’s largest providers of natural gas transportation fuels and fueling infrastructure, said Monday it has formed a strategic alliance with the transportation finance unit of General Electric Corp. (GE) aimed at heavy duty trucking fleets.

October 21, 2013