FERC OK’s Atlantic Sunrise Construction

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FERC has approved Williams’ requests to use revised facility workspaces at the Gaffney, Deering Milliken, and Blacksburg M&R Stations in South Carolina and construct the following Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project facilities:

  • Mainline A and B Replacement in Virginia
  • Modifications at Compressor Stations 190, 170, 160, 155, 150, and 145 in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina
  • 14 mainline valves as identified in Table 1 of Transco’s March 6, 2017
    supplemental request in North Carolina and South Carolina
  • Modifications at the Cleveland County Meter Station, Duke Lincoln Meter Station, Iredell Meter Station, Hicks Crossroads Meter Station, Mooresville Meter Station, Park Road Power Plant Meter Station, Salisbury M&R Station, Frontier Appalachian Meter Station, West Lexington M&R Station, Winston Salem M&R Station, Greensboro M&R Station, Bethany M&R Station, and Rockingham Meter Station in North Carolina
  • Modifications at the Gaffney M&R Station, Cherokee Co-Gen Meter Station, Skygen Co-Gen Meter Station, Deering Milliken M&R Station, Blacksburg M&R Station, Broad River Meter Station, York Road Meter Station, and Mill Creek Meter Station in South CarolinaThe Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project includes the following:
    • Approximately 183 miles of new greenfield pipe (Central Penn North & Central Penn South)
    • Two pipeline loops totaling about 12 miles (Chapman Loop, Unity Loop)
      Two and half miles of existing pipeline replacement
    • Two new compressor facilities in Pennsylvania
    • Other facility additions or modifications in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina

    Once finished, the project will add 1.7 million Dth/d of pipeline capacity to Williams’ Transco system, and is expected to be placed in service in 2018.


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