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New Projects - U.S.

At Spectra Energy, we are moving ahead and gaining momentum as we expand our total portfolio via project execution and acquisitions.

Thanks to the power of our growing portfolio, we are connecting the largest diverse markets with growing supply.

As we move forward, we'll continue the long-standing focus on execution with the goal of delivering projects on time and on budget, as well as securing contracts for new projects that will further fuel the next stage of our growth.

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Pipelines cannot be constructed overnight, and we keep safety above all else throughout the entire construction process.

 

The Access Northeast Project is designed to advance a customized solution to New England’s electric challenges.

The Access Northeast project addresses the “last mile” of pipeline capacity necessary to meet the growing natural gas transportation needs of electric generation companies throughout New England on the coldest days of the year when demand for power is greatest.

Overview

Location

New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island & Massachusetts

Peak Day Capacity

Up to 925,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d)

project developers

Spectra Energy, Eversource Energy & National Grid 

Texas Eastern’s Access South Project provides shippers with the opportunity to deliver new natural gas supplies from the Appalachian region to markets in the Southeast United States.

Overview

Location

Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama & Mississippi

PEAK DAY CAPACITY

320,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Texas Eastern Transmission, LP 

Texas Eastern’s Adair Southwest Project provides shippers with the opportunity to deliver new natural gas supplies from the Appalachian region to markets in the Midwest United States.

Overview

Location

Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio & Kentucky

PEAK DAY Capacity

200,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Texas Eastern Transmission, LP

The Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) Project will provide the Northeast with a unique opportunity to secure a cost-effective, domestically produced source of energy to support its current demand, as well as its future growth, for clean burning natural gas.

Overview

Location

Northeast United States

PEAK DAY Capacity

342,000 dekatherms of natural gas per day (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Spectra Energy Partners, LP

The Atlantic Bridge Project, a proposed expansion of the Algonquin Gas Transmission (Algonquin) and Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline (Maritimes) systems, will connect abundant North American natural gas supplies with markets in the New England states and the Maritime provinces.

Overview

Location

Northeast United States & Atlantic Canada

 Peak day Capacity

132,700 dekatherms of natural gas per day (Dth/d)

Ownership

Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC,
Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C. (U.S.),
Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline Limited Partnership (Canada)

The Bayway Lateral Project is a proposed lateral pipeline that will be constructed to deliver natural gas from the existing Texas Eastern Transmission system in Linden, New Jersey, to the Bayway Refinery site in Linden and Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Overview

Location

Linden, New Jersey

PEAK DAY Capacity

300,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Texas Eastern Transmission, LP

Completion Date

January 2018

As with much of the Northeast, Philadelphia’s energy demands are increasing, particularly for natural gas.

Overview

Location

Greater Philadelphia, PA area

PEAK DAY Capacity

Up to 475,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d)

The Texas Eastern Gulf Markets Expansion Project provides supply access solutions to meet the needs of demand growth in the power, industrial and LNG export sectors particularly in the Gulf Coast region of Louisiana and Texas.

Overview

Location

Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio & Pennsylvania

PEAK DAY Capacity

650,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Spectra Energy Partners, LP

Texas Eastern’s Lebanon Extension Project provides shippers with the opportunity to deliver new natural gas supplies from the Appalachian region to markets in the Midwest United States. 

Overview

Location

Pennsylvania, West Virginia & Ohio 

PEAK DAY Capacity

102,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Texas Eastern Transmission, LP

The Loudon Expansion Project is an expansion on the East Tennessee Natural Gas Pipeline to serve a power plant conversion from coal to natural gas. 

Overview

Location

Tennessee

PEAK DAY Capacity

40,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) 

Ownership

100% Spectra Energy Partners, LP

Texas Eastern’s Marcellus to Market Project will provide both producer and market shippers with the opportunity to obtain new incremental firm transportation service from liquid supply points in the Appalachian region to an array of liquid market points in the Northeast United States. 

Overview

Location

Pennsylvania

PEAK DAY Capacity

Up to 125 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of PennEast receipts and up to 75 dth/d of AGT-Ramapo, AGT-Mahwah or TETLP-Lambertville with 62.5% of total receipt capacity from PennEast ; scalable receipts from Berne to Uniontown area

Additional pipeline transportation infrastructure is needed in the upper U.S. Midwest and eastern Canadian regions to support growing demand for clean-burning natural gas and to help offset the decline in traditional western Canadian supplies available to serve these markets. 

To meet this need, the proposed NEXUS Gas Transmission (NEXUS) system will move growing, critically needed supplies of Appalachian shale gas to high-demand markets in the U.S. Midwest, including Ohio, Michigan, Chicago and Ontario, Canada.

Overview

Location

Ohio, Michigan & Ontario

PEAK DAY CAPACITY

1.5 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d)

Project partners

Spectra Energy & DTE Energy

The PennEast Pipeline will reliably meet growing energy demand in New Jersey and Pennsylvania while providing environmental and economic benefits to the region, and will transport enough clean, affordable and abundant natural gas to serve 4.7 million homes. 

Overview

Location

Pennsylvania & New Jersey

Length

118 miles

PEAK DAY Capacity

1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d)

Ownership

10% Spectra Energy Partners, LP
Other partners include: AGL Resources; NJR Pipeline Company, a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources; PSEG Power LLC; South Jersey Industries; and UGI Energy Services (UGIES), a subsidiary of UGI Corporation

Operator

UGI Energy Services

Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC, a joint venture of Spectra Energy Partners, LP, NextEra Energy, Inc., and Duke Energy Corporation, is an interstate natural gas pipeline project that will transport over 1 billion cubic feet (per day) of natural gas over nearly 515 miles of interstate natural gas pipeline through Alabama, Georgia and Florida

Overview

Location

Alabama, Georgia & Florida

Length

~515 miles of 36-inch & 24-inch diameter pipeline

PEAK DAY Capacity

Targeting over 1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d)

Ownership

100% Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC - a joint venture of  Spectra Energy Partners, LP, NextEra Energy, Inc., & Duke Energy Corporation

The Salem Lateral Project will create the pipeline capacity necessary to deliver cost effective supplies of clean burning natural gas from our existing Algonquin Gas Transmission pipeline system to the Salem Harbor Station facility, which Footprint Power Salem Harbor Development, LP will redevelop into a natural gas-fired electric generating plant. 

Overview

Location

Salem, Massachusetts

Length

1.2 miles

PEAK DAY Capacity

115,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Spectra Energy Partners, LP

STEP is a mainline reversal and expansion project in South Texas, an area with increasing load from the market in Mexico. 

Overview

Location

South Texas

PEAK DAY Capacity

400,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Spectra Energy Partners, LP

The Stratton Ridge Project provides shippers with firm transportation service to deliver new incremental production from the growing shale plays. 

Overview

Location

Texas, Louisiana & Mississippi

PEAK DAY Capacity

Up to 400,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Spectra Energy Partners, LP

The upper U.S. Midwest and eastern Canadian regions require additional pipeline infrastructure to support the growing demand for clean-burning natural gas. Additional pipeline infrastructure is crucial to offsetting the impact of the decline in traditional western Canadian supplies available to serve these markets. 

Overview

Location

Ohio

PEAK DAY Capacity

Up to 950,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d)

Ownership

100% Texas Eastern Transmission, LP

The Valley Crossing Pipeline will transport reliable supplies of clean-burning natural gas to the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) – Mexico’s state-owned utility serving 37 million customers – to meet Mexico’s growing electric generation needs as Mexican electric generators shift away from fuel oil and imported LNG.

Overview

Location

South Texas

PEAK DAY Capacity

2.6 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) 

COmpletion Date

October 2018