Office of Energy Projects Infrastructure Update August 2018

Office of Energy Projects Infrastructure Update August 2018

Natural Gas Highlights

  • Columbia received authorization to place into service its Central Virginia Connector Project, which will provide 45
    MMcf/d of additional capacity on its existing system in Goochland and Louisa Counties, VA.
  • Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline received authorization to place into service its Sabine Pass Expansion Project,
    which will provide 600 MMcf/d of capacity from existing pipeline interconnects in Evangeline and Acadia Parishes, LA
    to a new delivery point with Sabine Pass LNG in Cameron Parish, LA.
  • Florida Southeast Connection received authorization to place into service its Okeechobee Lateral Project, a 5.2 mile
    pipeline that will supply a new power plant in Okeechobee County, FL.
  • National Fuel received authorization for its Line KNYS Uprate Project, which will increase capacity on the line by 15
    MMcf/d by increasing the maximum allowable operating pressure on a portion of the line in Cattaraugus County, NY
    and McKean County, PA.
  • Equitrans received authorization to construct its H-320 pipeline project, consisting of 5-miles of new pipeline to deliver
    85 MMcf/d of natural gas to the proposed ESC Harrison County Power Plant in Harrison County, WV.
  • Spire STL received authorization to construct a new pipeline, which would provide 400 MMcf/d of capacity from an
    interconnection with Rockies Express in Scott County, IL, to St. Louis County, MO, to serve the St. Louis area.
  • Steel Reef received Section 3 authorization to construct approximately 250 feet of natural gas pipeline border
    crossing facilities to export natural gas from Portal, ND into Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • Florida Southeast received authorization to acquire, operate, and maintain approximately 38 miles of existing natural
    gas pipeline and related facilities located in Martin and Palm Beach Counties, FL, currently owned by Florida Power &
    Light Company and operated as non-jurisdictional facilities.
  • Rover received authorization for its UGS-Crawford Meter Station Project, which consists of a new meter station and
    ancillary facilities on Rover’s Burgettstown Lateral in Jefferson County, OH, which would allow it to receive up to 350
    MMcf/d of natural gas from Utica Gas Services, LLC.
  • Southern Natural Gas received authorization to abandon in place 6.5 miles of its West Point Line, and to abandon by
    removal a delivery meter, a regulator, and related appurtenances in Lowndes and Clay Counties, MS.
  • Transco received authorization to construct its Rivervale South to Market Project, to transport an additional 190
    MMcf/d of natural gas from Bergen to Hudson counties, NJ.
  • Dominion Energy Carolina received authorization for its Bushy Park Extension Project, which includes a new gas
    delivery point in Berkeley County, SC, to supply an industrial customer currently supplied by the LDC.
  • Midship received authorization to construct 233 miles of pipeline and three compressor stations to transport gas from
    the Stack and Scoop plays in Oklahoma to interconnects with Midcontinent Express, Gulf Crossing, and NGPL in
    Southeastern Oklahoma.
  • Southern Star received authorization to construct 14.2 miles of non-contiguous segments of pipeline and abandon the
    equivalent segments in Oklahoma and Logan Counties, OK.
  • Panhandle Eastern received authorization to decrease the Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure of a segment of
    its State Line Lateral in Johnson County, KS and Jackson County, MO in order to meet DOT safety regulations.
  • Columbia Gas received authorization for its Line 5 Launcher/Receiver Project in Jefferson and Columbiana Counties,
    OH and Brooke County, WV, consisting of equipment to allow for in-line inspection of its Line 5 pipeline.
  • ANR received authorization for its Winfield Storage Field Well Abandonments Project, which includes abandoning 20
    injection/withdrawal wells and one observation well in Mecosta and Montcalm Counties, MI.
  • Sendero Carlsbad Gateway requests authorization to construct approximately twenty-three miles of pipeline and
    appurtenant facilities in Eddy County, NM and Culberson County, TX. The new pipeline would transport up to 400
    MMcf/d of natural gas from processing plants to an interconnect with the Agua Blanca Pipeline.
  • Maritimes & Northeast requests authorization to reacquire the firm capacity on its mainline abandoned to Portland
    Natural Gas Transmission System, and to abandon to PNGTS a portion of its ownership interest in a compressor unit
    at the Westbrook Compressor in Cumberland County, ME.
  • Panhandle requests authorization to abandon by sale to its affiliate, ETC Field Services1, the Deer Loop Lateral
    Facilities consisting 20.6 miles pipeline and appurtenances in Carson, Hutchinson and Moore Counties, TX.
  • Texas Eastern requests authorization for its Rahway River Additional Pipe Replacement Project, which would replace
    an additional 400-foot segment of its Line 1 pipeline in Woodbridge, NJ.
  • Coronado Midstream requests retroactive authorization for three pipelines in Andrew and Martin Counties, TX, which
    connect three natural gas processing plants Coronado owns to the Northern Natural and ONEOK systems.

Hydropower Highlights (nonfederal)

  • Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC was issued an order increasing the capacity of its Bad Creek Pumped Storage Project
    No. 2740 from 1,065.0 to 1,400.0 MW. The project is located on Bad Creek in Oconee County, SC.


Electric Generation Highlights

  • NTE Energy LLC’s 501.0 MW natural gas-fired Kings Mountain Energy Center in Cleveland County, NC is online.
    The power generated is sold to the Cities of Kings Mountain, Concord, Winterville and Black Creek under long-term
  • Delta Solar Power II LLC’s 15.9 MW Delta Solar Power Project in Eaton County, MI is online. The power generated is
    sold to Lansing Board of Water & Light under long-term contract.
  • NJR Clean Energy Ventures Corp’s 10.0 MW Old Bridge Solar Farm in Middlesex, NJ is online.
  • Delta Solar Power I LLC’s 8.1 MW Delta Solar Power Project in Eaton County, MI is online. The power generated is
    sold to Lansing Board of Water & Light under long-term contract.
  •  New Energy Solar Ltd’s 6.8 MW ESA Church Road Solar LLC in Johnston County, NC is online. The power
    generated is sold to Duke Energy Corp. under long-term contract.


Electric Transmission Highlights

  • Xcel Energy has completed the 83.0 mile, 345 kV Rush Creek Transmission Project in CO.
  • CenterPoint Energy has completed the 5.0 mile, 138 kV Oyster Creek Project in TX.

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