Williams Lands FERC Approval For NE Gas Pipeline Project

Law360, Philadelphia (November 8, 2012, 4:10 PM EST) -- Williams Partners LP received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to move forward with a $351 million expansion of its Transco natural gas pipeline in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, the company announced Wednesday.

FERC granted the approval — which will allow the energy giant to provide an additional 250,000 dekatherms of natural gas transportation capacity to serve markets in the Northeast by November 2013, an increase of 2 percent  — in an order issued last Friday.

The project, known as the Northeast Supply...
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