FERC has approved Kinder Morgan’s request to begin construction of Compressor Station 563 in Davidson County, Tennessee for the Broad Run Expansion Project.
According to FERC’s Danny Laffoon, Kinder Morgan has agreed to not conduct any tree clearing activities before August 16, 2017, as specified in its September 30, 2016 Implementation Plan.
The Broad Run Expansion Project includes two new compressor stations in Kanawha County, West Virginia, one new compressor station in Davidson County, Tennessee, and one new compressor station in Madison County, Kentucky. Kinder Morgan also will increase compression capacity by modifying two of its existing compressor stations in Powell and Boyd counties in Kentucky by replacing existing capacity with new, higher-rated horsepower compression units. Once completed, the project will provide an incremental 200,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of firm transportation capacity along the same capacity path as the Broad Run Flexibility project, which was placed in service on Nov. 1, 2015.
The project is expected to be in service in June 2018.