Kinder Morgan Asks Canada To OK $5B Pipeline Expansion

Law360, New York (December 17, 2013, 11:23 AM EST) -- U.S. midstream giant Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP on Monday formally asked the Canadian government to approve a proposed $5.4 billion pipeline expansion project and also unveiled plans to develop a $300 million natural gas products pipeline from Ohio's Utica Shale.

Houston-based Kinder Morgan said it had filed a facilities application with Canada's National Energy Board for authorization to build and operate the necessary facilities for the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

The project will nearly triple an existing 300,000-barrels-a-day pipeline that extends 715 miles...
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