OGJ Transportation Report - Dec 27th, 2023
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December 27, 2023
The Michigan Public Service Commission approved an application by Enbridge to replace its Line 5 dual pipeline segments on the lakebed of the Straits of Mackinac with a single line that would be built in a tunnel beneath the straits.
Trans Mountain Corp. has asked the Canadian Energy Regulator to reverse its decision denying Trans Mountain’s request to change the diameter, wall thickness, and coating of the Mountain 3 segment of its crude oil pipeline expansion.
Mountain Valley Pipeline has been granted 3 extra years by the US FERC to complete its 75-mile Southgate Extension project.
Kinder Morgan Inc. increased the capacity of its Permian Highway natural gas pipeline by 550 MMcfd effective Dec. 1, 2023, bringing total capacity to 2.65 bcfd. Permian Highway runs from the Waha hub in West Texas to Katy, Tex., west of Houston.
NextDecade Corp. contractor Bechtel Energy Inc. has signed ABB to deliver integrated automation, electrical, and digital solutions for Phase 1 of the Rio Grande LNG plant (RNLG Phase 1) in Brownsville, Tex.
DT Midstream has reached early mechanical completion of its LEAP Gathering Lateral Pipeline Phase 2 expansion.
Mexico Pacific Ltd. has agreed to supply 1.3 million tpy of LNG to Woodside for 20 years.

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East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Co. Ltd. has taken delivery of the first 100 km of 24-in. OD line pipe at the port of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, marking the start of the project’s main construction phase.
Inpex received official approval from Indonesian government authorities for its revised plan for the Abadi LNG project in Indonesia.
ADNOC last week signed a 15-year heads of agreement with ENN LNG (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. for the delivery of at least 1 million tpy of LNG from Ruwais plant.
The 1.8-billion cu m/year (bcmy) Interconnector Bulgaria-Serbia (IBS) natural gas pipeline has been completed.
Transportadora Gas del Sur (TGS) has advanced works to support Vaca Muerta formation development in Argentina.