28 May 2013 23:59 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners are teaming up for a joint venture to build a pipeline to transport natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the Marcellus and Utica shale plays to petrochemical complexes on the US Gulf Coast and northeast, the companies announced on Tuesday.
Dubbed the “Bluegrass Pipeline”, phase one would transport 200,000 bbl/day of mixed NGLs from ?xml:namespace>
The planned pipeline would include building an NGL pipeline from the shale plays to an interconnect with Boardwalk’s Texas Gas Transmission system in
The joint venture includes the planned construction of a large-scale fractionation plant and expanded NGL storage facilities in
The project could be placed into service by late 2015, the companies said.
"This timely joint venture with Boardwalk would link two liquids-rich resource plays in the northeast US with the expanding petrochemical industry on the
Williams and Boardwalk also said they are analysing the possibility of building a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) export terminal and related facilities on the
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