Buckeye Unit Says Pa. Agency Can't Block Pipeline Reversal

Law360, Philadelphia (December 5, 2017, 5:50 PM EST) -- A Buckeye Partners unit argued on Monday that its efforts to reverse the flow of a section of pipeline to provide interstate transportation of petroleum products did not require approval from Pennsylvania utility regulators and, instead, fell under the jurisdiction of the federal government.

Laurel Pipe Line Co. LP told the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission that any efforts to block the company from reversing the flow of a section of pipeline, which currently runs east to west, between Altoona and Pittsburgh would run afoul of the federal government’s...
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