Operations

PECO Files to Invest in Natural Gas System and Customer Programs

In a PECO filing with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, the company shared its intent to invest $69 million in its natural gas system, and requested approval of an increase in the rates charged to customers as a result of that investment.

Virginia Natural Gas Works to Provide Savings Through Projects and Gas Procurement Strategies

9/29/2020

Virginia Natural Gas has been working to meet the energy needs of customers by completing key infrastructure projects that ensure reliable gas supply to the entire service territory and taking advantage of low commodity prices.

Atlantic Bridge Gas Compressor Station gets U.S. Approval

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has given Enbridge final approval to put the Weymouth natural gas compressor station into service.

Kansas Gas Service Upgrades Gas Pipelines in Junction City

Kansas Gas Service will be replacing natural gas distribution pipelines in Junction City, Kansas, beginning this month.

Los Angeles Utility Says Gas Plant Leaks Methane

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has reported that one of its natural gas plants is leaking globe-warming methane.

SoCalGas Receives $7 Million to Advance Zero, Near-Zero Emissions Tech

8/27/2020

Southern California Gas Co. announced the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded over $7.1 million in funding to three projects advancing clean automotive transportation technologies supported by the utility.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Partners with Atlanta Gas Light to Build CNG Filling Station

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced that the Company has partnered with Atlanta Gas Light to construct and maintain a compressed natural gas filling station at the Port Fuel Center near the Port of Savannah in Georgia.

Kentucky Utility Benefits from New PHMSA Mega Rule

8/24/2020

A high-pressure gas pipeline completed by Henderson Municipal Gas (HMG) in Kentucky utilized pipe made from polyamide 12 (PA 12), which is now approved for use under the new the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety administration (PHMSA) Mega Rule.

UGI Announces Williamsport Construction Project

UGI Utilities, Inc. has begun a natural gas main replacement project in the City of Williamsport in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Republic Services, Aria Energy and bp Partner on New Renewable Energy Project

8/18/2020

Republic Services and energy partners Aria Energy and bp announced a project that converts landfill gas to renewable natural gas.

Burns & McDonnell Make Strides on Five-Year Project

Burns & McDonnell has completed the demolition phase of a five-year project to convert from coal to a natural gas-fired combined cycle plant.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $33 Million for Natural Gas Pipeline Retrofitting Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced $33 million in funding for 10 projects tasked with developing technology to rehabilitate natural gas pipelines.

Commercial Operation of Cameron LNG Train 3 Begins

A liquified natural gas project involving three LNG trains has begun commercial operation.

Williams Receives Approval for Mid-Atlantic Pipeline Expansion

Williams has received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to move forward with its Leidy South Project, which will create 582,400 Dth/d of additional pipeline capacity in the eastern United States.

Building a Gas Utility for Future Prosperity

7/1/2020

Modernization is beginning to reshape the gas industry. Providers seek new technology to bolster safety, streamline operations and enhance customer service. Practices like manual meter reading and estimated billing are giving way to new advances in technology.

Control Centers at the Heart of Innovation, Advancement

5/18/2020

Just as technology advances have helped drive U.S. oil and gas producers to world-leading heights, operators of the energy highways – the pipelines and their sophisticated control centers – are managing to increasingly harness innovation into more efficiency.

AGA Chair Diane Leopold Brings Positive Outlook to Challenging Period for Industry

4/1/2020

Diane Leopold became chair of the American Gas Association just in time for an unprecedented economic shutdown in response to Covid-19. In this interview, the Dominion Energy executive discusses challenges and opportunities facing gas utilities

A Decade into DIMP, Pipe Replacement Still Keeps Workforce Busy

1/15/2020

While systematic evaluation of natural gas pipelines has been going on for decades, the impetus for much of the work that is currently underway comes from the Distribution Integrity Management Program (DIMP), a federal regulation that went into effect in December 2009.