Wed10222014

Last updateWed, 22 Oct 2014 1pm

Back You are here: Home News Industry Headlines End-User News EIA: Over Half of U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Projects in 2012 Were in the Northeast

End-User News

EIA: Over Half of U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Projects in 2012 Were in the Northeast

U.S. natural gas pipeline capacity investment slowed in 2012 after several years of robust growth. Limited capacity additions were concentrated in the northeast United States, mainly focused on removing bottlenecks for fast-growing Marcellus shale gas production. More than half of new pipeline projects that entered commercial service in 2012 were in the Northeast. Excluding gathering, storage, and distribution lines, project sponsors in the United States added 4.5 billion cubic feet per day of new pipeline capacity and 367 miles of pipe totaling $1.8 billion in capital expenditures in 2012.

Natural gas production in the Marcellus shale formation continues to drive northeast regional pipeline expansions. In 2012, project sponsors completed 245 miles of new pipeline in this region, representing the second highest annual additions since 1997, and 8% higher than in 2011. Miles of pipe added to the Northeast accounted for two-thirds of all new pipeline in the United States starting service in 2012. The two largest projects added to the Northeast in 2012, the Appalachian Gateway Project and the Sunrise Project, both move natural gas from Marcellus production fields to northeastern markets.

New Products

 

Valve Magazine Digital Edition

14 SUM CVR 160x214Inside the Summer 2014 issue…

• Attracting Talent
• Advances in Machining
• Severe Service in Power Plants
• SIS Tests and Standards

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST YOUR
DIGITAL EDITION PREVIEW EMAIL

stanozolol steroids tren acetate profile buy oral steroids cheap anabolic steroids online pharmacy buy anabolic xtreme 3-ad