10,300 MILES OF NEW U.S. TRANSMISSION LINE SEEN
A pipeline industry study predicts 10,300 miles of gas transmission line will be laid in the U.S. during the next 5 years. Energy & Environmental Analysis Inc., in a study commissioned by the Ingaa Foundation, surveyed North American gas pipeline and storage companies. It figures the construction projects will cost $12.06 billion in 1993-97, compared with $16.05 billion in 1988-92 when 13,411 miles of gas pipeline were laid.