FERC OK’s More Atlantic Sunrise Construction

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FERC has approved the following Williams’ requests in Pennsylvania for the Atlantic Sunrise Project:

  • To construct the Central Penn Line North Pipeline
  • To construct the Central Penn Line South Pipeline
  • To construct Meter and Regulatory Stations,
  • To use contractor yards, including the new High Ridge Contractor Yard in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

The Atlantic Sunrise 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 five states (Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina)

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

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