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TransCanada receives approval for two Marcellus area pipelines

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The executive order that gave TransCanada the go ahead to pursue completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline stole the spotlight from two smaller, but still substantial pipeline projects received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). A TransCanada press release announced the approval for the construction of the Leach XPress and RayneXPress projects. Both will provide natural gas from the ...

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Ohio’s natural gas boom brings flurry of pipeline construction

A huge supply of natural gas in the shale of northern Appalachia is igniting a mega-boom in gas pipeline construction in Ohio, the likes of which haven’t been seen since the 1940s. “You have interstate, intrastate, local utility service lines upgrades, collection lines for oil and gas utilities, and lines for gas-fired electric utilities. Altogether, there will be 38,000 miles ...

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Columbia Pipeline begins construction on gathering system

Nisource Midstream Services has started building its Washington County gathering system, according to Pittsburgh Business Times. The $120 million project, funded in part by Range Resources Corp., includes gathering lines and compressor stations that will carry gas to a Columbia Gas transmission line. The system is projected to go into operation by late 2015 and will be expanded as production ...

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Ohio sees $3.5B oil and gas related investments in past six months

Over the past six months Ohio has received over $3.5 billion in oil and gas related investments, reports Columbus Business First. The figures come from a report compiled by the law firm Bricker & Eckler LLP’s energy group. The firm began tracking shale-related projects and investments in 2013. So far they have counted $22.3 billion in total investments. The investments ...

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Columbia Gas parent to spin off pipeline operations

David Conti | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Greensburg, Pa.) The parent company of Western Pennsylvania’s largest natural gas utility said Sunday it will split off its pipeline operations into a separate, publicly traded company. Merrillville, Ind.-based NiSource said it did not expect the separation of Columbia Pipeline Group to affect employment levels at its operations, which include Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania. ...

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