Construction - Project Updates

Williams Partners' Dalton Expansion Project Receives FERC Approval

Williams Partners's pipeline expansion has been green-lighted to link Northeast natural gas supplies from the Marcellus and Utica shales to growing demand in the Southeast.


Saudi Aramco Signs Contracts To Build Gas Processing Project

The project is worth more than 50 billion riyals (US$13.3 billion) and, when completed in 2019, will be the first program in the kingdom to treat gas from both onshore and offshore fields.


Canadian PM Trudeau Reiterates Opposition To Enbridge's Pipeline Route

Trudeau said the Great Bear Rainforest in the west coast province of British Columbia is no place for a crude oil pipeline. The comments come after a Canadian court last month overturned federal approval of Enbridge's project.


TransCanada Formally Seeks Damages Under NAFTA For Keystone XL Rejection

TransCanada submitted a notice for an arbitration claim in January and tried to negotiate with the U.S. government before filing its formal arbitration request under North American Free Trade Agreement provisions.


Canada Regulator Approves Kinder Morgan Pipeline With Conditions

The decision prompted immediate outcry from critics, who called on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to block the twinning of the existing pipeline, which carries oil from Alberta to a port in Metro Vancouver.


Constitution Pipeline Challenges Regulator's Permit Denial

Constitution said in a statement it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals fighting last month's ruling by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation that denied the project a water permit in the state.


Shell May Be Moving Forward With Marcellus Cracker

Pennsylvania retail mall operator may have offered clue to Shell's plans to develop a world-class ethane cracker in the natural gas-rich Marcellus and Utica shale region.


Natural Gas Pipeline In Pennsylvania Receives FERC Approval

FERC’s approval authorizes UGI Sunbury to proceed with construction of the Sunbury Pipeline in the heart of the Marcellus Shale.


Petronas Canada LNG Project Chief Sees Investment Decision In Months

Long considered a front-runner in the race to build Canada's first LNG export project, the consortium behind Pacific NorthWest pledged last June to start construction as soon as it was approved by regulators, eyeing the end of 2015.


TransCanada Agrees To Quebec Environmental Review For Pipeline

The resolution removes a potential hurdle but also introduces another approval process for the pipeline, which will carry 1.1 million barrels per day of crude from Alberta's oil sands to the country's Atlantic coast.


Bayou Bridge Pipeline Begins Operations To Lake Charles, La.

At Lake Charles, Bayou Bridge has agreed to connect to Phillips 66 Partners’ Clifton Ridge terminal and Citgo’s Lake Charles refinery.


Williams Partners Receives FERC Approval, Updates Other Pipeline Projects

The Garden State Expansion Project, which received FERC approval, is expected to deliver 180,000 dekatherms a day of additional natural gas capacity for local distribution to thousands of customers in New Jersey, the release said.