FERC OKs 6 Dominion Compressor Station Upgrades in PA, MD, VA

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It’s not often we miss reporting on a pipeline upgrade project in the Marcellus/Utica. This is one of those rare cases. Over a year ago Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI) filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to upgrade six compressor stations along the DTI pipeline system in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. The upgraded compressors would allow DTI to pump an additional 155,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas, providing that gas to new and expanding natgas-fired electric generating plants. The project will cost $210 million. The new news for the project is that FERC approved it this week, granting DTI a certificate to move forward with the upgrades. Below is information about the project, and about FERC’s approval…

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