transportation Archive

Different Decisions Delivered for 2 Pipelines Seeking Right-of-Way in Ohio

Oil and gas pipeline companies’ ability to use Ohio’s eminent domain laws to acquire construction rights-of-way were recently the subject to two Ohio court decisions with very different outcomes. In a highly publicized ruling, the Court of Common Pleas of Wood County, Ohio ruled in Kinder Morgan Utopia, LLC v. PDB Farms of Wood County, […]

$468 Million Pipeline Coming to Ohio

According to a recent article in Columbus Business First, a Texas company, Texas Eastern Transmission LP, plans to build a $468 million pipeline to transport natural gas from Ohio to the Gulf Coast.  According to a recent FERC filing from that company, Texas Eastern has agreements with four companies that have each committed transport natural […]

U.S. Coast Guard Seeks to Transport Waste by Barge

According to a recent article in Shale Play, the U.S. Coast Guard plans to push to transport oil and gas drilling waste to its final destination by barge over the nation’s rivers. Drilling waste would not be the only type of industrial waste transported over the country’s waterways. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers indicated […]

New Pipeline Will Move Natural Gas to Canada

According to a recent article from NGI’s Shale Daily, Unity Pipeline Co. LLC is offering capacity to move production of condensate and natural gas from the Utica and Marcellus Shale plays to diluent Canadian markets. A new 380-mile pipeline, set to span through Ohio and Indiana, would connect several other Ohio pipelines.

Purchase of Youngstown Railroad Will Increase Products Into Region

According to a recent report, a subsidiary of MarkWest Energy Partners, Mule Sidetracks LLC, recently reached an agreement with the Columbiana County Port Authority to buy the Youngstown and Southern Railroad. MarkWest has already invested more than a billion dollars in Ohio related to the Utica and Marcellus Shale Play booms, and the acquisition of […]