The system is in active development and is scheduled to commence service in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Access Northeast could save electric customers an average of $1 billion a year.
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%.
Phase II of the system is scheduled to begin operations in the first half of 2016.
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.
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 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.
GE and Sabine Pass Liquefaction, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners LP, entered into a $1 billion, 20-year service contract.
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 Company LP completed an ethylene expansion at its Sweeny complex in Old Ocean, Texas, according to a statement from the company.
Sasol awarded Technip a contract to provide engineering and procurement for eight proprietary Ultra Selective Conversion furnaces.
ONEOK Partners LP announced the completion of more than $500 million in capital-growth projects.