TC Energy to replace 49 miles of natural gas pipeline with Virginia Reliability Project

Gas / Pipe

The project aims to modernize the pipeline infrastructure, originally built nearly 70 years ago, to meet increasing energy demands. The work scope involves replacing vintage 12-inch diameter pipeline with 24-inch diameter pipeline using “state-of-the-art” steel pipe and “cutting-edge” technology.

DeLa Express moves forward with 690-mile Permian-to-Louisiana pipeline

(UI) — DeLa Express advances its 690-mile Permian-to-Louisiana pipeline project with FERC pre-filing progress, aiming to transport natural gas from Texas to Louisiana markets.

Chesapeake Utilities expands Florida’s underground gas transmission with $46 million investment

The new facilities will consist of approximately 14 miles of new transmission infrastructure, a district regulator station, a tie-in with FCG's distribution system and an interconnect with existing PPC facilities.

Diversified expands with 500 miles of natural gas pipelines in East Texas acquisition

Diversified Energy Company has agreed to buy natural gas assets, including over 500 miles of pipelines and compression facilities, in eastern Texas from Crescent Pass Energy for $106 million.

Illinois advocate group calls on Peoples Gas to improve plans to replace hundreds of miles of underground gas pipes

Gas / Pipe

Illinois PIRG filed expert witness testimony on problems in Peoples Gas’ methods of prioritizing risk reduction to protect public safety. The testimony was among several as part of an investigation into the System Modernization Program (SMP) to replace hundreds of miles of risky underground iron gas pipes.

Inside Infrastructure: 8th DCA/AGA workshop bolsters communication, cooperation

The 8th annual DCA & AGA Workshop, held in Kansas City, brought together 140 industry representatives and featured discussions on pipeline safety, workforce development, cybersecurity, and legislative challenges, highlighting the critical importance of collaboration in the gas distribution industry.

Tennessee awards $17 million for infrastructure, including water and sewer upgrades

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter announced $17 million in grants for infrastructure improvements, including water and sewer upgrades.

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.

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.

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.

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.