Williams’ Northwest Pipeline Receives FERC Approval for Sundance Trail Expansion

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Williams’ Northwest Pipeline GP, has received a certificate from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approving construction and operation of approximately 15.5 miles of 30-inch diameter mainline loop to bring additional gas supplies from the Piceance Basin to the Opal Hub in Wyoming.
  The project known as the Sundance Trail Expansion will provide 150,000 Dth/d of firm transportation capacity from the Greasewood and Meeker/White River Hubs in Rio Blanco County, CO to the Opal Hub area in Lincoln County, WY. In addition, the project will replace and enhance Northwest’s compression facilities at the Vernal Compressor Station in Uintah County, Utah.
  The project will cost up to $65 million and will be operational by November 2010.