By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, May 5 -- A Williams Cos. Inc. unit, Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Corp., has placed into service the first phase of its $189 million Momentum pipeline expansion.
This phase, which increases capacity on Transco's natural gas system by 269 MMcfd, provides additional firm transportation capacity to markets in Alabama, Georgia, and the Carolinas.
Phase two construction, which will add 54 MMcfd of capacity, is scheduled to begin in spring 2004, and the line should be in service by May 2004.
In total, the project will add 50 miles of new pipe and 45,000 hp of compression to Transco's system.