The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC’s case against New Jersey, which has stopped the natural gas project from condemning state-owned land. 

The high court on Wednesday granted PennEast’s petition in a win for the project, which has been under development for more than five years.

The pipeline is one of the last major greenfield infrastructure projects still pending to move Appalachian Basin natural gas to other markets. The 120-mile system would move 1 Bcf/d into New Jersey and parts of Pennsylvania. About one-third of PennEast would be built in New Jersey’s Hunterdon and Mercer counties.

PennEast petitioned the high court in early 2020 to review the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit’s ruling. The circuit court ruled that a...