EQT Midstream to Construct Header Pipeline

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EQT Midstream Partners LP announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Range Resources – Appalachia LLC to construct a natural gas header pipeline in southwestern Pennsylvania to support Range’s dry Marcellus and Utica development. The pipeline will provide greater than half a billion cubic feet per day of firm capacity and is backed by a long-term firm capacity reservation commitment.
  EQT Midstream Partners will invest approximately $250 million for the construction of 32 miles of pipeline and installation of approximately 32,000 horsepower of compression. The partnership plans to complete the project in two phases, with phase one expected to be in-service by the third quarter of 2016 and phase two by mid-year 2017.