FERC to modify environmental reviews to weather court challenges
A supplemental environmental review for the in-service Southeast Market Pipelines project shows the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will try to harden its reviews of natural gas transportation projects against litigation and delays, an analyst said.
FERC environmental review of Sabal Trail stays positive after court remand
Sabal Trail pipeline and the other two parts of the Southeast Market Pipelines natural gas transportation project cleared an expanded environmental review after the U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit required the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to take an extra look at downstream greenhouse gas emissions.
Kinder Morgan approved for project that prepares for large NGL line
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. a certificate to abandon and modify part of its existing system in order to sell the abandoned line to an affiliate for use as a liquids pipeline from Appalachia to the Gulf of Mexico.
400,000-Dth/d Spire STL Pipeline project passes environmental review
A Spire STL Pipeline LLC project that would be able to deliver up to 400,000 Dth/d of natural gas to the St. Louis metropolitan area, including eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois, received a positive environmental review from federal regulators.
FERC allows Rover Pipeline to adjust fuel rate for slow startup
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved requests by Energy Transfer Partners LP's Rover Pipeline LLC to lower its natural gas transportation rates to match the slower-than-expected entry into commercial operation of the 3.25-Bcf/d pipeline in the Midwest.
Industry heavyweights ask FERC to move on PennEast Pipeline
Two American Petroleum Institute affiliates asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to expedite approval of the 1.1-Bcf/d PennEast Pipeline Company LLC natural gas transportation project between Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
FERC stands by decision to not let BP subsidiary give up Cove Point services
BP Energy Co. was not protected under the section of the Natural Gas Act that allowed Statoil Natural Gas LLC to give up contracted services at Dominion Energy Inc.'s Cove Point LNG import terminal, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said in response to a court's order that the agency explain its reasoning for allowing one company to alter its contract but not the other.