Pipeline Projects React To Gush Of Marcellus Gas


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The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported that multiple pipeline expansion projects will increase natural gas takeaway capacity this winter from Appalachia’s Marcellus shale play, where production has surged during the past two years.

The projects are largely focused on compressing and transporting gas to the New York/New Jersey and Mid-Atlantic regions. They will have limited benefit for consumers in New England, which has experienced price spikes during periods of peak winter demand.

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