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Natural gas pipelines increase in New England

According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) Dec. 6, natural gas pipeline capacity in New England increased for the first time since 2010. This is due in part to the completion of two natural gas pipeline projects by Spectra Energy. The Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) project was put into service after approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), with ...

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New Mexico Gas Co. plans natural gas pipeline to Mexico

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gas Co. says it’ll seek a federal permit to begin building a natural gas pipeline from southern New Mexico to Mexico. Company spokesman Teala Kail says the $5 million project would extend the company’s existing pipeline in Santa Teresa about five miles to the U.S.-Mexico border and enlarge the pipeline. The Albuquerque Journal (http://goo.gl/CTuQez ...

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Power Zone Equipment completes $2.5 million pump rehabilitation project

Rebuilt pump project saves pipeline company half its original budget allows project completion in a fraction of original allotted time Power Zone Equipment has just completed work on a $2.5 million pump upgrade project for an NGL pipeline in East Texas. Originally, the owner investigated purchasing six new pumps. Power Zone’s engineers determined that by increasing the motor horsepower and ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania


The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw quite a bit of action over the last week, and news of the possibility of new pipeline construction as surfaced. Sunoco Logistics Partners is considering adding a second pipeline to its Mariner East II project.  The purpose of second pipeline would be to increase the flow of liquefied natural gas, but the company ...

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Pipeline planners say build won’t harm bald eagles


The planners of the Constitution Pipeline are asking state and federal regulators to determine that the 124.4 mile natural gas transmission system will have no adverse impacts to the region’s bald eagle population, including those nesting within the project survey area. In a recent letter to the state Department of Environmental Conservation, Lynda Schubring, the environmental project manager for the ...

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Energy Spotlight: Ryan T. Purpura


Ryan T. Purpura hopes to never do anything but legal work for the oil and gas sector. He also hopes to finish his career in Western Pennsylvania, where he grew up. Despite the recent slowdown in drilling activity because of low prices, the partner in Downtown law firm McGuire Woods’ energy section says both he and the business that flows ...

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