Pipeline Projects Heat Up for a New Year
With only 10 days left on the calendar, several natural gas pipeline operators are jumpstarting new growth projects for 2023. Reese Energy Consulting today is following the latest news from Kans.-based Tallgrass, which has purchased the 680-mile Ruby Pipeline for an undisclosed sum. Ruby extends from Wyo., to Ore., with a capacity of 1.5 BCFD. The deal offers Tallgrass access to West Coast markets as well as a platform to transport RSG and RNG.
Dallas-based Energy Transfer has received a FERC greenlight to start flowing gas south on its new 135-mile Gulf Run Pipeline in La. With a capacity of 1.65 BCFD, Gulf Run will source supplies from the Barnett, Permian, Eagle Ford, Marcellus/Utica, Arkoma, and Anadarko basins via ET’s vast pipeline network and a direct connection in the Haynesville.
Tulsa-based ONEOK has filed for a permit to build the 155-mile Saguaro Connector Pipeline that will export up to 2.8 BCFD of natural gas from the Waha Hub to a new international crossing at the U.S.-Mexico border. ONEOK expects a FID by mid-2023.
Meanwhile in the Bakken, where sub-zero temps amid a blizzard have brought up to 400 MBD of oil and gas production to a standstill, those intrepid pipelines keep on flowin’.