FERC Approves $141M Alliance Gas Pipeline To Cut Flaring

Law360, New York (October 2, 2012, 2:54 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has given its approval to Alliance Pipeline LP’s planned $141 million Tioga Lateral natural gas pipeline project, which will capture gas that would otherwise be flared, or burned off, the company announced Monday.

According to Alliance’s announcement, FERC issued its approval for the just over 79-mile-long pipeline Sept. 20, putting the project on track for a summer 2013 completion date. The pipeline, which will carry natural gas from the Williston Basin — part of the the oil- and gas-rich Bakken shale, which straddles parts...
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