The pipe is expected to provide at least 2 Bcf/d of firm transmission capacity. Construction is anticipated to begin in late 2016, with a full in-service targeted for the fourth quarter of 2018.
China, the world's largest energy consumer, has made largely untested coal-to-gas technology a key part of its strategy to boost the use of cleaner fuels.
Rice and Gulfport team up to build Utica midstream assets in the dry gas core of the Utica, but Rice faces an estimated $424 million spending deficit in 2016.
The project would see Petronas build an export terminal near the British Columbia port city of Prince Rupert, a natural gas pipeline and ongoing gas development.
The development is capable of supporting a multiple unit-train per day rail terminal for liquid hydrocarbons, in addition to storage, blending and export operations.
The JV significantly increases Rice's leading midstream position in the core of the Utica Shale.
Enbridge said on Sept. 30 it did not have a specific date for return to full service for the newly-reversed Line 9 pipeline.
Polarled is the first pipeline on the Norwegian continental shelf that crosses the Arctic Circle and opens up a brand new highway for gas from the Norwegian Sea to Europe.
Willbros Group Inc. said Sept. 28 it has won projects in Alberta, Canada, and two others in the Texas Gulf Coast.
The project is a world-scale NGL sourced ethane gas to polyethylene (PE) manufacturing facility in North Dakota announced in October 2014.
The $2 billion project is expected to provide producers in the Marcellus and Utica shale areas new transportation options to move gas out.
TransCanada delays the in-service date for its Heartland Pipeline.