COLONIAL PIPELINE CO. plans to excavate 111 sites on its products pipeline route between Chantilly, Va., and Dorsey Junction, Md., where a pig survey showed pipe walls are too thin. The line ruptured in March near Reston, Va., spilling diesel fuel into a stream and threatening the Potomac River water supply for much of the Washington, D.C., area (OGJ, Apr. 5, p. 28).
TEXAS EASTERN TRANSMISSION CORP. (Tetco), Houston, asked the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for approval to lease 125 MMcfd of pipeline capacity for gas from Anadarko, Hugoton, and Rocky Mountain basins of the U.S. Midcontinent. Tetco plans to make that volume available t...