Pipeline Construction

Keystone XL Termination Causes Widespread Job Loss

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

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.

Gas Pipeline Project Halted Amid Pandemic

A gas pipeline from New Mexico to Texas has stopped construction due to COVID-19.

Canada Energy Regulators Support NOVA Mainline Expansion Project

NOVA Gas Transmission's Edson Mainline Expansion Project that involves approximately 85 km of natural gas pipeline loops awaits approval from the federal Cabinet.

Trans Mountain Agrees to Reroute Pipeline Around Indigenous Area

A portion of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline will be rerouted.

Illinois Approves Dakota Access Pipeline Expansion

The Energy Transfer’s request to expand the Dakota Access Pipeline has been approved by Illinois regulators.

Energy Pipeline Construction, Market Trends

The COVID-19 crisis has dramatically affected oil and gas production and demand, leaving no midstream oil and gas markets untouched as drilling screeched to a halt, pipeline projects were sidelined and global storage neared capacity in a stark reversal of trends at the start of 2020.

Callahan Pipeline Completion Announced in Northeast Florida

Peninsula Pipeline Company, Inc. along with SeaCoast Gas Transmission have completed the Callahan Intrastate Pipeline in Northeast Florida, bringing additional natural gas capacity to Nassau and Duval Counties.

CenterPoint Seeks Cost Recovery for Completed $240 Million Pipeline Modernization Plan

Southern Indiana Gas and Electric, a CenterPoint Energy subsidy, has filed a rate request seeking to cover costs of a 7-year gas pipeline modernization plan.

Centurion Group Awarded Keystone XL Contract

Alberta-based Centurion Group announced that its Site Resource Group has been awarded a contract for work on the U.S. portion of TC Energy's Keystone XL Pipeline.

Army Corps Proposes New Pipeline Permit

The Army Corps of Engineers is moving to make changes in its Nationwide Permit 12, which allows pipelines whose construction poses minimal impact on wetlands to enter a simple, quick regulatory permit approval process.

Northwest Pipe Company to Provide Pipe North Carolina Water Transmission Line

Northwest Pipe Company has been selected to provide the pipe for a steel water pipeline system as part of a water infrastructure upgrade project in North Carolina.

Utah Asks U.S. to Delay Decision on Underground Water Pipeline

Facing opposition from six states that rely on the Colorado River for water for their cities and farms, Utah asked the federal government to delay a fast-track approval process for building an underground pipeline that would transport billions of gallons of water to the southwest part of the state.

Nearly $14 Billion Ready to Invest in Post-COVID Economic Recovery — Report

A new report from the Consumer Energy Alliance details nearly $14 billion worth of economic activity is being threatened by delays, obstructions and cancellations of pipeline infrastructure projects.

Equitrans Expects Completion of Mountain Valley Pipeline by Early 2021

Equitrans Midstream is confident it will be able to bring its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline into service by early 2021.

Work Completed on World’s Longest Hydraulically Inserted Pipe

The world's longest hydraulically inserted pipe has been installed nearly 100 feet below the Humber River in Northern England.

Supreme Court Reinstates Permit 12 but Excludes Keystone XL

The U.S. Supreme Court reinstated use of the Army Corps of Engineers' Nationwide Permit 12 but refused to allow use of the fast-track permit to resume work on TC Energy's Keystone XL project.

Developers Cancel Long-Delayed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation.

Brown and Caldwell, Carollo Engineers Joint Venture Selected for South County Ag Program

The Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) has selected a joint venture of Brown and Caldwell and Carollo Engineers as project managers for $375 million recycled water infrastructure program.

Eight Texas Cities Partner for New Water Line

Eight cities in the Houston area are partnering together to replace a 75 million gallon water line.

TC Energy Proceeds with Keystone XL After Alberta Commits $1.1 Billion

Construction on the Keystone XL pipeline could begin as early as this week after the Alberta government committed more than $1 billion to the project.

ONEOK to Expand Elk Creek Pipeline

ONEOK has announced plans to expand two of its natural gas pipelines by the end of Q1 2020, including the Elk Creek Pipeline.

Ameren Illinois Plans Natural Gas Pipeline Upgrades

Ameren Illinois said it will replace 12 miles of aging natural gas pipeline in two Illinois locations for a combined cost of $64 million as part of its planned system upgrades around the state.

Global Pipeline Construction Outlook 2020

For those who thought producer retrenchment in U.S. shale basins, global trade wars or middling commodity prices would stop pipeline expansion dead in its tracks: Move along, folks. There’s nothing to see here.

Ohio Power Siting Board Approves Natural Gas Pipeline Route

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has approved a route for Duke Energy’s Central Corridor natural gas pipeline following a review of the company’s application and hearings on the 14-mile project.

DNV GL Publishes New HDD Standard for Pipelines

Oslo-based technical advisor DNV GL said it has published a new standard that reduces risk and improves quality of site investigation, engineering, planning and installation of pipelines using horizontal directional drilling (HDD).

White House Unveils Plan to Speed Big Projects Permits

The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a plan to speed permitting for major infrastructure projects like oil pipelines, road expansions and bridges, one of the biggest deregulatory actions of the president's tenure.

Construction Begins to Repair Damage From 120 Million Gallon Sewer Leaks in Florida

Construction has begun to repair damaged sewer lines in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida after nearly 130 million gallons of sewer water leaked over several days last December.

FERC Approves Chesapeake Utilities Pipeline Expansion

Chesapeake Utilities has announced that FERC has issued an order approving the Company's proposed Del-Mar Energy pipeline project.