North American

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. has received sufficient transportation commitments to support development of its 1,230-mile Appalachia to Texas pipeline (ATEX Express) that will deliver growing ethane production from the Marcellus/Utica Shale areas of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio to the Gulf Coast.

Williams Partners’ Transco pipeline filed an application with the FERC to provide 250,000 Dth/d of incremental, year-round firm natural gas transportation capacity to serve growing markets in the Northeast by November 2013.

Questar Pipeline Co. held an open season concluding Jan. 31 to solicit binding support for the installation of nine miles of pipe and ancillary facilities on its Jurisdictional Line (JL) 47 in Duchesne County, UT.

Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) has approved the Bakken Pipeline Project Canada application submitted by Enbridge Bakken Pipeline Company Inc., on behalf of Enbridge Bakken Pipeline Limited Partnership.

TMK IPSCO and Ferrous Metal Processing have entered into an agreement for the installation of the largest slitter in North America, a new .625-inch x 87-inch line, at the TMK IPSCO facility in Wilder, KY. The new slitting operation will start commercial production this fall.

Cardinal Gas Storage Partners’ wholly owned interstate natural gas storage subsidiary, Cadeville Gas Storage LLC, has executed a 10-year precedent agreement with Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. for Cadeville to construct a depleted reservoir storage facility in Ouachita Parish, LA near the Perryville/Delhi Hub in northeast Louisiana.

FMC Technologies, Inc. has signed an agreement with LLOG Exploration Company, LLC, for the design, manufacture and supply of subsea production systems to support its Who Dat project in the Gulf of Mexico.

Williams Partners is negotiating to acquire Delphi Midstream Partners, Laser Gathering System and other midstream businesses, located primarily in the Marcellus Shale.

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners plans to invest $210 million to build seven tanks with storage capacity of 2.4 MMbbls for crude oil and condensate at its Edmonton Terminal in Strathcona County, Alberta.

Enterprise Products Partners recently held a binding open commitment period that ended Nov. 10 for capacity on a proposed pipeline designed to transport ethane from the Marcellus and Utica shale regions in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio to the Gulf Coast.

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