Expansion

Sempra Wins Extension to Build Pipelines in Texas, Louisiana

FERC has granted Sempra Energy an extension to build two pipelines in Texas and Louisiana to connect to a Texas LNG plant, and NextDecade Corp. is also seeking more time to build a Texas LNG project.

Ukraine Invasion Highlights Importance of Canadian Oil, Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

The expansion project is essentially a twinning of the existing 715-mile (1,150-km) pipeline, which was built in 1953 and continues to operate safely, between Strathcona County, Alberta, and Burnaby, British Columbia.

Energean Enters Israeli Gas Purchase Agreement with IEC

Starting with the commencement of first gas production from Karish, the agreement will be valid for an initial one-year period with an option to extend subject to ratification by both parties.

Pine Wave Energy Partners to Sell Haynesville Acreage, Gathering Assets

The sale includes approximately 12,500 net acres and 100 million cubic feet per day of net production with 18 miles of gathering pipeline in east Texas and northwest Louisiana.

Dakota Access Pipeline Suffers US Supreme Court Setback

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid led by Dakota Access Pipeline operator Energy Transfer to avoid additional environmental review of a section that runs under an artificial lake and is opposed by nearby Native American tribes, leaving the pipeline vulnerable to being shut down.

Canada Halts Government Funding of Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Canada said it will halt any further public funding for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, after costs for the government-owned project soared 70%.

TAP Pipeline Could Boost Capacity a Year Early

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is ready to expand its capacity one year in advance if needed to meet market demand, Managing Director Luca Schieppati said.

Mariner East Pipeline System Construction Complete, Commissioning in Progress

After numerous delays and environment-related issues, Energy Transfer expects its Mariner East pipeline system to be fully completed in the first quarter of this year.

Venture Global Gets OK on 4th LNG Block at Louisiana Calcasieu Plant

U.S. LNG company Venture Global LNG received permission on Tuesday from federal energy regulators to commission the fourth liquefaction block at the company's Calcasieu Pass LNG export plant in Louisiana.

Cheniere Announces Substantial Completion of Sabine Pass Train 6

Cheniere Energy Partners on Monday announced substantial completion of its sixth liquefaction train at Sabine Pass and said construction partner Bechtel has handed over the project after its commissioning was complete.

Whistler Pipeline Announces Lateral Expansion

Whistler Pipeline LLC announced the expansion of the Whistler pipeline’s Midland basin footprint with a new 36-inch lateral extending northwest into Martin County, Texas.

Projects January 2022

GIPL Pipeline Construction Nears Completion, Ironwood Midstream Expanding in South Texas’ Eagle Ford, Dakota Natural Gas Expanding Access with Pipeline Project, and more.

Illinois Court Vacates Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline Capacity Expansion

An Illinois appellate court vacated approval from the Illinois Commerce Commission to allow expanding the Dakota Access pipeline capacity up to 1.1 million barrels per day.

Enterprise Completes Expansion of Acadian Natural Gas Pipeline System in Louisiana

Enterprise Products Partners recently started commercial service on its new Gillis Lateral pipeline and associated expansion of its Acadian Haynesville Extension system to serve the growing LNG market on the Gulf Coast.

Spotlight on Natural Gas Expansion

TC Energy’s Projects Should Expand Gulf Coast Access and USD Partners Add Connectivity at Stroud Terminal.

Trophy Pipeline Announces Open Season for Texas Expansion Project

Trophy Pipeline announced it intends to conduct an Open Season for its Texas Expansion project. Trophy proposes to construct an approximately 3-mile-long pipeline from a new origin in Winkler County, Texas, to its existing FERC-regulated, crude oil pipeline in Lea County, New Mexico.

TC Energy’s Louisiana Pipeline Projects Should Expand Gulf Coast Natural Gas Access

TC Energy is progressing with pipeline-related projects in Louisiana that should help deliver more natural gas to high-demand markets along the Gulf Coast and beyond.

Energy Transfer Completes DAPL Expansion, Updates Pipeline Projects

Energy Transfer said it has completed a phased expansion of Dakota Access Pipeline that boosted capacity to 750,000 bpd from 570,000 bpd even as it waged a legal battle for survival.

MDU Resources Planning $75 million NatGas Pipeline Expansion in North Dakota

To fulfill additional customer demand, WBI Energy plans to construct a 60-mile, 12-inch natural gas pipeline expansion and ancillary facilities to Wahpeton. The expansion will have capacity of 20 million cubic feet of natural gas per day and is expected to cost approximately $75 million.

Midcoast Energy Starts Commercial Operation of Expanded CJ Express Pipeline

Siemens Energy technology will help increase the CJ Express pipeline’s transmission capacity from the East Texas supply areas to Gulf Coast demand centers to approximately 1 billion cubic feet per day.

Pony Express Pipeline Announces Open Season for Transportation

Tallgrass Pony Express Pipeline announced a binding open season soliciting shipper commitments for crude oil transportation utilizing expansion capacity from Pony Express’ Guernsey origin to Sterling, Colo.

New Pipelines Connect West Texas Natural Gas-Producing Areas to Demand Markets

Recently completed pipeline projects in Texas and Mexico have increased natural gas transportation capacity from the Waha Hub — located near Permian Basin production activities in West Texas — to the U.S. Gulf Coast and Mexico.

Timeline of Nord Stream 2: The Difficult Birth of Russia's Gas Link to Germany

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline looks set for completion after U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday called it a "fait accompli" and said United States was working with Germany to mitigate its effects.

Projects June 2021

Equitrans: Quick Finish of MVP Best for Consumers, Environment  The joint venture behind Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) still targets an in-service date late this year and believes previous applications will contribute to an efficient permitting process, a spokeswoman said.   ..

North Carolina Again Denies Permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline Extension

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) again denied Mountain Valley Pipeline's (MVP) request for a water permit for its proposed Southgate natural gas pipeline project from Virginia to North Carolina.

Canada's Trans Mountain Ordered to Suspend Oil Line Expansion to Protect Hummingbird Nests

The Canadian government has ordered Trans Mountain Corp to halt work on a section of its oil pipeline expansion project in Burnaby, British Columbia, for four months to protect hummingbird nests.

Midcoast’s CJ Express Pipeline Expansion Improves Gathering Capabilities

The CJ Express pipeline expansion project added pipeline and compression to Midcoast Energy’s gathering system in East Texas when it came in service last month, a spokesman said.

Feasibility Analysis for Gazprom’s Soyuz Vostok Gas Pipeline Project Approved

The feasibility analysis regarding the construction project for the Soyuz Vostok gas trunkline was approved Monday, Gazprom announced.

Natural Gas Pipeline Projects Increase U.S. Transportation Capacity

From November 2020 through January 2021, approximately 4.4 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of new natural gas pipeline capacity entered service, EIA reported.

Pipelines at Heart of Bangladesh’s $453 Million Gas Project

Bangladesh’s government has undertaken an expensive gas infrastructure project with two goals: efficiency in gas production is to be improved and gas transmission pipeline capacity is to be extended.