Imported Steel for Shell Ethane Pipeline Shows Up at Philly Port

Shell pipes being unloaded – click for larger version

All 97 miles of imported steel pipeline that will be used to construct Shell’s Falcon ethane pipeline project was offloaded at a Philadelphia port last month (10,996 pipes!), and is now loaded on trucks and on the way to the Pittsburgh region (some may have already arrived).
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Delayed Michigan Gas-Fired Plant Close to Construction Start

In October 2016, Indeck Energy announced a plan to build a $1 billion electric generating plant (powered by natural gas) in Niles, Michigan, not far from Chicago (see $1B Electric Plant Planned Near Chicago, M-U Connection?). In February 2018, Indeck said construction would begin in summer 2018 (see Indeck to Start Building $1B Gas-Powered Electric Plant in Michigan). Never happened.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Mar 27, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Gas pipeline would ‘rip up the clam beds’ in N.J. for New Yorkers’ sake, foes say; PUCO approves plan to bring natural gas to Belpre; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Chevron, Exxon take turns wooing investors with shale boasts; Dominion offering early retirements after merger with S.C. utility; NATIONAL: Republicans defeat Green New Deal in U.S. Senate vote; Potential for risk and reward for U.S. LNG exporters; What it takes for an LNG export project to reach FID; Gassing up.
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