Columbia Gas Transmission

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Columbia Gas Transmission is an operating system of natural gas pipelines.[1]


The pipeline runs from points in the Midwest and Southeast to New York.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: TC Energy[1]
  • Current capacity: 3 Billion cubic feet per day[2]
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 12,000 miles / 19,312 km[1]
  • Status: Operating[1]
  • Start Year: 1996[1]


Columbia Gas Transmission is owned and operated by Transcanada.[3] It was acquired by Transcanada as part of its $13 billion purchase of the Columbia Pipeline group in 2016.[4] The acquisition came after Transcanada's 2015 failure to win approval for its proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, and Transcanada's CEO Russ Girling stressed the company's desire to increase its capacity to carry gas from the lucrative Marcellus and Utica Shale regions.[5]

Expansion Projects

Expansion Background

The expansion project is in Virginia. It is a capacity expansion only, with no additional kilometers added.[6]

Expansion Project Details

  • Operator: Columbia Gas Transmission[6]
  • Owner: TC Energy[1]
  • Capacity: 45 million cubic feet per day[6]
  • Length: 0 new kilometers[6]
  • Status: Operating[6]
  • Start Year: 2018[6]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Columbia Gas Transmission, Wikipedia, accessed September 2017
  2. TransCanada/Columbia Gas Transmission LLC Transcanada, accessed Dec. 2017
  3. Columbia Gas Transmission Transcanada, accessed Dec. 2017
  4. Columbia Pipeline Group sold to Canadian firm in $13 billion deal Columbus Dispatch, Mar. 17, 2016
  5. Keystone Pipeline company TransCanada acquires Columbia Pipeline USA Today, Mar. 17, 2016
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Natural Gas Data, Pipeline Projects Energy Information Agency, July 21, 2020

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