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Boardwalk subsidiary to build pipeline for Freeport

Source: 
FuelFix

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners subsidiary Gulf South Pipeline Co. says it will build a 65-mile pipeline to the Freeport LNG project planned for Quintana Island in Texas, providing financial information about it after the open season finishes Oct. 10, FuelFix reports.

Alaska is building two natural gas pipelines

Source: 
E&E

Officials in Alaska are moving ahead with plans for a pipeline within the state to bring natural gas from the North Slope to local communities, even though they are also taking part in a major project to build a bigger one that’s aimed at LNG exports, E&E reports.

Official: Fighting in Iraq delays Iran gas exports

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The fighting between Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants will delay even further the planned start of Iranian natural gas exports to neighboring Iraq, Iran's oil minister was quoted as saying Wednesday.

Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said the pipeline, which is still under construction on the Iraqi side, goes partly through territory now controlled by the Islamic State group.

Duke-Dominion pipeline move highlights big investment opportunity

Source: 
E&E

Natural gas pipelines and terminals are big capital investment projects that are a natural fit for utilities, and the announcement from Duke Energy and Dominion Resources this week that they were joining the project to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline could be the start of a trend, E&E reports.

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the nation's electricity in recent years because enormous new domestic supplies have drastically lowered its price and because natural gas burns cleaner than the nation's other most important fuel for electric power, coal.

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Obama nominates Honorable to FERC

President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Colette Honorable to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Honorable would fill the seat left vacant by the departure this month of John Norris, a Democrat, who resigned to take a post with the Agriculture Department. 

Honorable, also a Democrat, has been frequently mentioned as a possible appointee. She chairs the Arkansas Public Service Commission and is president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.

 

New England looking at two different pipeline proposals

Source: 
E&E

Even if they can figure out how to pay for the work, authorities in New England trying to improve the region’s energy infrastructure are faced with two different proposals for natural gas pipeline construction: One from three utility holding companies or another from an aggregator, E&E reports.

Columbia to build pipelines to move Marcellus, Utica gas

Source: 
FuelFix

Houston-based Columbia Pipeline Group has announced plans to spend $1.75 billion to build two new pipelines to move natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays into the Northeast and also to connect to systems linked to the Gulf and the Midwest, FuelFix reports.

Kinder restructuring frees up cash for acquisitions

Source: 
Bloomberg

Richard Kinder’s move to bring together three of Kinder Morgan Inc.’s divisions under one umbrella frees up cash for acquisitions that will likely be rival infrastructure operators, Bloomberg reports.

McClendon firm to team with Regency to construct Utica pipeline

Source: 
FuelFix

American Energy’s midstream unit says it will join with Regency Energy Partners to build a 52-mile pipeline – at a cost of $500 million – to move more than 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day from the Utica Shale in Ohio, FuelFix reports.

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