Williams’ Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line subsidiary filed anapplication with FERC last week for its SouthCoast expansionproject, which would add 204,099 Dth/d of firm transportationcapacity to serve new markets in Georgia and Alabama.

“The SouthCoast Expansion is strategically positioned to servethe market growth in Alabama and Georgia, including the rapidlygrowing gas-fired generation markets,” said Transco General ManagerCuba Wadlington.

The proposed $108 million expansion will require 44 miles oflarge diameter pipeline looping in the two states to be served and31,500 hp of compression at Transco’s Rockford, AL, and Newnan, GA,compressor stations. The facilities will increase mainline capacitybetween Station 85 in Butler, AL, to delivery points in Zone 4. Thetargeted in-service date is Nov. 1, 2000. For more details call ToiAnderson at (713) 215-4540.

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