TGP upgrade boosts Marcellus gas transport

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, on Nov. 1 placed in service the fully subscribed Northeast Upgrade Project (NEUP), boosting capacity on its 300 Line system in Pennsylvania and New Jersey by 636 MMcfd of natural gas and providing additional takeaway capacity from the Marcellus shale area.

NEUP is underpinned by 20-year term agreements with Chesapeake Energy Marketing Inc. and Statoil Natural Gas LLC for 100% of its capacity (OGJ Online, Feb. 18, 2010). The project cost about $500 million, up from initial estimates of $400 million.

TGP also placed its roughly $65-million Marcellus Pooling Point (MPP) project into service as scheduled on Nov. 1. The fully subscribed project provides about 240 MMcfd of additional firm Marcellus transportation capacity on TGP’s pipeline system in Pennsylvania. 

The company said it is making progress on $300 million of additional previously announced TGP expansion projects.

Contact Christopher E. Smith at

Related Articles

ETP unit gets FERC approval for gas exports to Mexico

03/21/2014 Energy Transfer Partners LP unit Houston Pipe Line Co. LP (HLPC) has received approval from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build a ...

Millennium Pipeline appoints president

03/20/2014 Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC has selected Joseph Shields as its president. He succeeds Rocco D’Alessandro, who held the position beginning in May 20...

Shah Deniz II, South Caucasus Pipeline contracts awarded

03/20/2014 The Shah Deniz and South Caucasus Pipeline consortia awarded project management and construction contracts for the development of Shah Deniz Stage ...

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude prices rise on Seaway pipeline expansion news

03/19/2014 Crude oil futures prices rose on the New York market Mar. 18 after Enterprise Products Partners LP told analysts and investors that an expanded Sea...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!


Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected