Gas

Ohio explosion caused by cut gas line thought to be turned off, investigators say

A crew working in the basement area of an Ohio building intentionally cut a gas line not knowing it was pressurized before a deadly explosion this week, the National Transportation Safety Board said on May 31.

ONEOK to expand NGL pipeline network on Gulf Coast with $280 million acquisition

The system comprises of approximately 450 miles of NGL pipelines located around the Houston Ship Channel, expanding a network already in place for ONEOK.

Hope Gas expands West Virginia reach with Consumers Gas Utility purchase

Hope Gas has finalized an agreement to acquire Consumers Gas Utility Company in West Virginia, pending approval from the state's Public Service Commission.

Louisiana receives $52.7 million for natural gas infrastructure upgrades

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), announced that Louisiana has been awarded more than $52.7 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

CPS Energy receives $2.45 million grant to replace aging gas infrastructure

This grant, awarded under the Natural Gas Distribution Infrastructure Safety and Modernization program, targets the replacement of aging local gas infrastructure, particularly focusing on over five miles of steel gas pipeline in the western area of the city.

FERC approves TC Energy's Northwest Xpress gas pipeline expansion despite opposition

TC Energy's plan to expand the capacity of its Gas Transmission Northwest Express pipeline received the green light from FERC on April 16. The project involves modifications to existing compression facilities at various locations along the 1,400-mile system.

Ozark Gas Transmission places Supply Access natural gas pipeline project in service

The project consists of two miles of natural gas loop pipeline, a new compressor station and two new pipeline interconnects. The Supply Access project was undertaken to enhance gas supply reliability for Ozark shippers in response to disruptions experienced during Winter Storm Uri in February 2021.

Judge orders Pennsylvania utility to release inspection records related to fatal natural gas explosion

Pennsylvania utility regulators must turn over inspection records to the National Transportation Safety Board as part of the federal agency’s probe into a fatal explosion at a chocolate factory last year, a federal judge ruled this week.

80% of New Jersey residents support natural gas pipeline construction, report finds

An analysis of New Jersey energy demand and requirements shows that three out of four New Jersey households currently rely on natural gas for heating and 80% of New Jersey residents support the construction of natural gas pipelines that would significantly reduce overall emissions.

Pennsylvania Senate approves legislation for underground carbon capture wells

The Republican-penned bill lays out a framework for how Pennsylvania would regulate underground wells that store carbon dioxide, a critical component of carbon capture and removal technology that supporters envision as a way to slow climate change.

DeLa Express seeks FERC approval for Permian-to-Louisiana gas pipeline project

The DeLa Express project, which is poised to significantly impact the energy landscape, entails the construction of an approximately 690-mile, 42-inch diameter natural gas transportation mainline pipeline.

PPL Corp. to upgrade Rhode Island electric, gas infrastructure with $326 million investment

The planned spending addresses approximately $300 million in capital investments and $26 million in operating costs for vegetation management, restoration paving on gas main replacement projects, system inspections and other work.

New Jersey “overwhelmingly” prefers natural gas to power homes, survey says

Nearly 60% of residents also oppose New Jersey wasting millions of taxpayer dollars to stop natural gas pipeline projects.

Matador Resources expands infrastructure with new gas pipeline connections in Permian Basin

Matador Resources Company has announced the successful completion of natural gas pipeline connections between Pronto Midstream and San Mateo and between Pronto Midstream and Matador’s acreage obtained in the Advance acquisition.

Summit Midstream sells Summit, Ohio natural gas gathering systems for $625 million

The Summit Utica system is a natural gas gathering system located in Belmont and Monroe counties in southeastern Ohio. Ohio Gathering comprises a natural gas gathering system located in the Utica Shale in southeastern Ohio.

Enstor eyes FERC nod to double underground gas storage capacity at Mississippi Hub

Enstor Gas LLC has submitted an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for an expansion of its underground natural gas storage facility located in Simpson County, Mississippi.

TC Energy sells Canadian natural gas pipeline project to Nisga’a Nation, Western LNG

The transaction supports the timely advancement of the approved and permitted Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project in British Columbia and potential delivery corridor that would further unlock Canada as a secure, affordable and sustainable source of LNG.

Enbridge increases gas utility portfolio with closing of EOG acquisition from Dominion Energy

EOG has a robust portfolio of assets, including over 22,000 miles (over 35,400 km) of transmission, gathering and distribution pipelines, underground storage, and interconnections to multiple interstate pipelines and large natural gas producers.

TC Energy's Portland Natural Gas Transmission System fetches $1.14 billion in sale

TC Energy Corp. has entered into an agreement to sell its Portland Natural Gas Transmission System to BlackRock and investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners for $1.14 billion.

NV5 secures $13 million in contracts to support utility infrastructure across Western US

A West Coast utility selected NV5 for a $3.5 million contract to provide support on a gas transmission main. NV5 has also secured a $1.5 million project for utility initiatives that ensure regulatory compliance for transmission pipelines.

CenterPoint Energy sells Louisiana, Mississippi natural gas assets for $1.2 billion

CenterPoint Energy Inc. has announced the sale of its Louisiana and Mississippi natural gas LDC businesses to Bernhard Capital Partners, a services and infrastructure-focused private equity management firm, for $1.2 billion.

Avista Utilities to replace Oregon natural gas pipeline as part of 20-year infrastructure program

The pipe replacement is part of Avista's 20-year natural gas replacement program that began in 2012. The program focuses on replacing Aldyl-A pipe that is 1.25 inches to 4 inches in diameter and was installed before Jan. 1, 1987, or manufactured before January 1985. Replacement is required for natural gas utilities across the country.

Natural gas transmission projects to drive Williams’ growth in 2024

CEO Alan Armstrong said, “Looking ahead, Williams is excited to provide additional natural gas solutions to support the reliability of the U.S. power sector as it faces growing regional demand."

New Jersey Natural Gas files base rate increase to support $850 million infrastructure investment

The investment included upgrades to critical infrastructure, including looping and reinforcement projects, and the replacement of 140 miles of vintage distribution mains and associated service lines to ensure the safety, reliability and integrity of its delivery systems and support mandates set forth in state and federal regulation.

Biden delays consideration of new natural gas export terminals, citing climate risk

The Biden administration is delaying consideration of new natural gas export terminals in the United States, even as gas shipments to Europe and Asia have soared since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Understanding LNG and Biden's decision: A closer look at natural gas export proposals

Industry groups and Republicans condemned the pause as a "win for Russia," while environmentalists cheered it as a way to address climate change and counter Biden's approval of the huge Willow oil project in Alaska last year.

CorEnergy sells interstate natural gas pipeline system to Spire Midstream from $175 million

The MoGas System is an interstate natural gas transmission and distribution system provides service to markets in Missouri and Illinois.

Enbridge, FortisBC to study hydrogen delivery through Canadian gas pipeline infrastructure

This hydrogen blending study will look at the percentage of hydrogen that can be safely transported through gas pipeline infrastructure, such as Enbridge's Westcoast natural gas transmission system, as well as FortisBC's gas transmission and distribution systems, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help develop a low-carbon energy economy.

Officials respond to pipeline leak releasing unknown amount of gas in Alaska's North Slope

Officials in Alaska are responding to a pipeline leak on the Point Thomson gas field that resulted in a release of a still-unknown amount of liquid natural gas condensate.

Texas hotel explosion injures 21; possible gas leak investigated

An explosion at a historic Texas hotel in Fort Worth on Monday, believed to be caused by a gas leak, blew out windows, littered downtown streets with large sections of debris from the building and injured 21 people, authorities said.