FERC has approved Kinder Morgan’s request to place into service the Connecticut Loop in Hampden County, Massachusetts and Hartford County, Connecticut as part of the Connecticut Expansion Project.
According to FERC’s Rich McGuire, the company has adequately stabilized the construction workspaces and the rehabilitation and stabilization of the construction work areas are proceeding satisfactorily.
The Connecticut Expansion Project includes approximately 13.42 miles of 24-inch and 36-inch diameter pipeline looping in Albany County, New York, Berkshire and Hampden Counties, Massachusetts. and Hartford County, Connecticut, minor modifications at one compressor station in Massachusetts, and installation of minor appurtenant facilities. Once finished, it will provide approximately 72,100 dekatherms per day of additional firm natural gas transportation capacity.