NiSource to Build New $145M Marcellus Pipeline in PA

NiSource, which owns and operates over 15,000 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines, will build a new Marcellus Shale pipeline “through western Pennsylvania” they announced yesterday. Details, including the one driller signed on so far, are thin. Here is what we know:

NiSource Inc. plans to build a 90-mile, $145 million pipeline through Western Pennsylvania to get gas extracted from the Marcellus Shale to market, the Indiana-based firm announced Wednesday. The company, which owns Canonsburg-based Columbia Gas, did not disclose details on the location or the shale producer that’s already signed on as a client.*

*Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Feb 2, 2012) – Business news briefs for 02/02/12