Construction - Project Updates

National Grid Joins Eversource Energy, Spectra Energy On Access Northeast

Access Northeast could save electric customers an average of $1 billion a year.


Gas Flows From Williams/DCP Ultradeepwater GoM Pipeline

Williams Cos. Inc. owns the controlling interest in Williams Partners LP, which owns 60% of the Discovery system and operates it. DCP Midstream Partners LP owns the remaining 40%.


Canyon Midstream’s James Lake System Is Operational

Phase II of the system is scheduled to begin operations in the first half of 2016. 


Excelerate Energy’s Lavaca LNG Project On Hold

Houston-based Excelerate Energy LP has asked the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to put a hold on its Lavaca LNG project in Port Lavaca, Texas.


Alaska Halting Development Of North Slope Transmission Line

Declining crude prices resulted in spending cuts on several major projects in Alaska as the state is attempting to deal with a $3.5 billion budget deficit.


Williams Partners’ Geismar Plant Commissioning Nears Completion

Williams Partners LP expects ethylene production for sale to begin at its expanded Geismar plant in January, as commissioning efforts for the project near completion, the company said in a Dec. 29 statement.


Cheniere, GE Sign $1B Sabine Pass Service Agreement

GE and Sabine Pass Liquefaction, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners LP, entered into a $1 billion, 20-year service contract. 


Enterprise Halts Plan For Bakken-To-Cushing Oil Pipeline

Enterprise Products Partners LP, the second- largest midstream company in the U.S., canceled plans for a pipeline delivering Bakken oil to Oklahoma amid plunging oil prices and competing pipeline projects.


Chevron Phillips Chemical Completes Sweeny Ethylene Expansion

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP completed an ethylene expansion at its Sweeny complex in Old Ocean, Texas, according to a statement from the company.


Technip Gets Contract For Louisiana Ethane Cracker, Derivatives Complex

Sasol awarded Technip a contract to provide engineering and procurement for eight proprietary Ultra Selective Conversion furnaces.


ONEOK Partners Completes More Than $500 Million In Projects

ONEOK Partners LP announced the completion of more than $500 million in capital-growth projects.


Enbridge Delays Sandpiper Pipeline

Enbridge Inc. announced a delay in its Sandpiper Pipeline’s expected in-service date from early 2016 to 2017, according to Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.