What is the 300 Line Project?
Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company (“Tennessee”), a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation, plans to expand its 300 Line to transport new diversified natural gas supplies, including newly accessed Appalachian and Marcellus shale gas to serve the growing demand for interstate natural gas transmission service in the northeastern United States. The 300 Line Project (“Project”) involves the installation of seven looping segments in Pennsylvania and New Jersey totaling approximately 128 miles of 30-inch pipeline, and the addition of approximately 52,000 horsepower (“HP”) following the installation of two new compressor stations and upgrades at seven existing compressor stations. The additional HP will be constructed at two new compressor stations to be located in northwestern Pennsylvania, at two existing compressor stations in Pennsylvania, and at an existing compressor station in New Jersey. Additionally Tennessee will upgrade or restage compressors at three existing stations, and add a filter sep