The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued three final rules on Sept. 24 that aimed to make more than 50,000 miles of natural gas and hazardous liquids pipelines safer, US Sec. of Transportation Elaine Chao said.
Candor Midstream LLC’s SCOOP-to-North Texas rich gas gathering pipeline system is now online. The 100-mile, 20-in. pipeline originates in northern Carter County, Okla., and terminates near processing facilities in Bridgeport, Tex.
The US should evaluate the allocation of decision-making authority for the permitting and siting of gas pipelines to find possible ways to shorten lead times and reduce uncertainty for investors, the IEA recommended in its latest 5-year US energy review.
Western Gas Corp. reported that its Equus gas project offshore Western Australia is on track for coming on stream in 2024. The estimate follows completion of an “upstream-to-LNG development plan” and the commencement of project financing and partnering.