NiSource plans summer pipeline build

Apr 06, 2012 | 01:55 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  NiSource, Jimmy Staton, Joseph Blount, XTO, ExxonMobil, pipeline, Michael Cowden

TORONTO — NiSource Inc. plans to begin construction late this summer on a $150-million, 70-mile pipeline system aimed at serving energy firms operating on the Marcellus and Utica shales.

The Merrillville, Ind.-based energy company said the project will include both the installation of new, and refurbishment of old, pipeline facilities in hydrocarbon-rich areas of western Pennsylvania, a region that has seen strong shale drilling activity.

NiSource did not respond to a request for comment Friday about what diameter, grade or wall thickness of pipe might be used for the project, how many tons might be required or which pipe mill might supply it.....





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