Pipelines

Wyoming Company to Pay $2M in Yellowstone Oil Pipeline Spill

A Wyoming pipeline company agreed to a $2 million settlement from a 2015 oil spill.

NASSCO Announces Two New Grouting Specifications

Nassco releases two new grouting specifications: Pipeline Packer Injection Capital Grouting and Pipeline Packer Injection Pre-Rehabilitation Grouting V2.10.

Natural Gas Pipeline Project Sues Landowners for Easements

Northern Natural Gas Co. has negotiated easements for most landowners affected by its pipeline project after suing some in court.

LightRay Launches an Enhanced UV Technology for Pipeline Rehab

LightRay adds the LRI System to its product lineup that is a simple design, allows complete operator control, rapid system deployment and a faster curing process for rehabilitating pipelines.

Shifting Ground Prompts Utility to Shut Down Gas Main

A utility in Michigan shut down a gas main due to ground shifting beneath the pavement.

New Reports of Spills Along Line 3 Construction Route

Regulators in Minnesota report new releases of drilling fluid along the Line 3 pipeline.

Notice of Violation Issued After Treated Wastewater Spill

Delaware officials issued a notice of violation after a contractor damaged a pipeline and treated wastewater spill into a creek.

Regulators Plan to Fine Pipeline Operators for Safety Issues

Federal regulators plan to fine the operator of the Dakota Access Pipeline over safety violations.

Construction Begins on ND Natural Gas Pipeline Project

WBI Energy begins construction on the North Bakken Expansion project in North Dakota.

Federal Court Increases Democratic Leverage at FERC on Pipeline Standards

A federal court decision to stop the operation of a Spire pipeline led to the consideration of changes to the pipeline policy standards.

US Appeals Court Ruling Setback for St. Louis-Area Pipeline

A federal court struck down the approval of a 65-mile natural gas pipeline.

New Infrastructure Connects West Texas Natural Gas Producing Areas to Demand Markets

Pipeline projects in Texas and Mexico have increased natural gas transportation capacity.

Natural Gas Terminal Plans in Oregon on Pause

A liquified natural gas pipeline is on pause after Oregon officials reversed two of its permits.

Oil Pipeline Builder Agrees to Halt Eminent Domain Lawsuits

An oil pipeline builder has agreed to stop a lawsuit against residents who did not agree to sell land access to build the pipeline.

Size of Pipeline Spill Again Underestimated in North Carolina

A major pipeline in the U.S. was underestimated by the amount of fuel spilled which is now estimated to be more than 1.2 million gallons spilled.

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Proposes Aging Infrastructure Upgrades

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania has proposed infrastructure upgrades to its underground natural gas distribution pipelines.

Texas Oil Company Agrees to Fine for Wastewater Spill

Merit Energy Company is held responsible for a 2018 spill and agrees to pay a $115,000 fine for the damages.

Natural Gas Pipeline Projects Increase U.S. Transportation Capacity

Four natural gas pipeline projects have recently began service throughout the U.S. which increased transportation capacity.

Pipeline Developer Awards Grants to Promote Conservation

The Mountain Valley Pipeline developers have awarded nearly half a million dollars in grants to promote conservation and recreation along parts of the Appalachian Trail.

Montana County Approves Permit for an Under River Pipeline

A permit has been approved in Montana County to build a gas pipeline under the Gallatin River.

Georgia Pipeline Begins Serving Residents Who Fear Well Water

Some residents in a middle Georgia county believe that their wells are poisoned by coal ash will receive piped in water.

Supreme Court to Hear New Jersey Natural Gas Pipeline Case

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal involving a 116-mile natural gas pipeline to be built on state-controlled land.

Grant Awarded to EPCOR to Build Reclaimed Water Pipeline

EPCOR USA had received a grant to build a reclaimed water pipeline in Arizona.

Report: Gas Pipeline Builder Changed Plans Without Approval

A report found that Vermont Gas made several changes to an approved construction plan for a gas pipeline without informing the Public Utility Commission.

Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Tunnel Permits Approved

The Great Lakes Oil Pipeline replacement has been approved by Michigan's environmental agency.

Court Upholds Order for Dakota Access Environmental Review

A court order requires an environmental impact review to assess the environmental concerns surrounding The Dakota Access pipeline.

Keystone XL Termination Causes Widespread Job Loss

President Joe Biden halted the Keystone XL pipeline which led to widespread job loss.

8 Arrested in Protest Over Line 3 Pipeline Project

Eight people were arrested during a protest against the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Project.

Kinder Morgan Announces Commercial In-Service for New Pipeline

The Permian Highway Pipeline began full commercial in-service on January 1.

Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Opponents Sue to Shut Down Minnesota Construction

Opponents of the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Project sue over environmental concerns.