Equitrans Expansion Request Approved

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FERC has approved EQT Midstream Partners, LP’s request to modify and install piping and fittings within the existing Jefferson Compressor Station in Greene County, Pennsylvania as part of the Equitrans Expansion Project.

The Equitrans Expansion Project will provide up to 600,000 Dth per day of firm transportation service from southern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia to proposed interconnections with the Mountain Valley Pipeline Project in West Virginia. It includes the construction of the following facilities:

  • H-318, a new 3.8-mile, 20-inch-diameter pipeline with an MAOP of 1,200 psig in Allegheny and Washington Counties, Pennsylvania, which will transport natural gas from EQT Gathering, LLC’s19 Applegate Gathering System to Equitrans’ existing H-148 pipeline
  • H-316, a new 3-mile long, 20-inch-diameter pipeline with an MAOP of 1,200 psig in Greene County, Pennsylvania, extending from the new Redhook Compressor Station to Equitrans’ existing H-302 pipeline.
  • H-305, a new 550-ft, 24-inch-diameter pipeline with an MAOP of 1,200 psig in Greene County, Pennsylvania, extending from the new Redhook Compressor Station to Equitrans’ existing Braden Run Interconnect with Texas Eastern Transmission, L.P.
  • H-319, a new 200-ft, 16-inch-diameter pipeline with an MAOP of 1,200 psig in Wetzel County, West Virginia, extending from Equitrans’ existing H-306 pipeline to its new Webster Interconnect
  • An 0.2-mile extension of Equitrans’ existing 1.38-mile-long, 6-inch- diameter M-80 pipeline with an MAOP of 1,000 psig in Greene County, Pennsylvania, to the new Redhook Compressor Station
  • An 0.2-mile extension of Equitrans’ existing 1.42-mile-long, 12-inch-diameter H-158 pipeline with an MAOP of 1,000 psig in Greene County, Pennsylvania, to the new Redhook Compressor Station
  • The new Redhook Compressor Station, located at milepost 0.0 in Greene County, Pennsylvania, and is comprised of two gas-fired reciprocating engines and two gas-fired turbine engines totaling 31,300 hp
  • Mobley Tap at milepost 0.6 on H-302 in Wetzel County, West Virginia, and connecting with the Mountain Valley Pipeline
  • H-302 Tap at milepost 3.0 on H-316 in Greene County, Pennsylvania
  • H-306 Tap at milepost 0.0 on H-319 in Wetzel County, West Virginia
  • H-148 Tap at milepost 3.8 on H-318 in Washington County, Pennsylvania
  • The new Webster Interconnect, located around milepost 0.1 in Wetzel County, West Virginia, which would deliver gas from Equitrans’ H-306 to the new H-319 to the Mountain Valley Pipeline
  • Six new tie-ins
  • Related appurtenant facilities, such as three pig launchers and receivers, cathodic protection, and communication towers

The project is expected to be placed in service in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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