KMI withdraws FERC application for NED pipeline

Kinder Morgan Inc. has officially withdrawn its application to the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the Northeast Energy Direct (NED) natural gas pipeline.

Kinder Morgan Inc. has officially withdrawn its application to the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the Northeast Energy Direct (NED) natural gas pipeline.

The action comes a month after the company canceled the project citing insufficient contractual commitments (OGJ Online, Apr. 21, 2016).

NED was to have extended between Wright, NY, and Dracut, Mass., using 30-in. OD pipe to provide 1.3-2.2 bcfd of incremental gas capacity to KMI’s existing Tennessee Gas Pipeline system (OGJ Online, July 17, 2015).

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