Florida Gas Transmission Pipeline

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Florida Gas Transmission Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Port Lavaca, Texas, to Miami, Florida. [2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Florida Gas Trans Co[3]
  • Owner: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Energy Transfer Partners[1]
  • Capacity: 1060 million cubic feet per day / 3000 billion cubic meters per day
  • Length: 5,500 miles / 8,851 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1998

Background

The Florida Gas Transmission (FGT) pipeline is an approximately 5,500-mile system that transports natural gas from south Texas to south Florida. FGT is owned by Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC, a 100% owned subsidiary of Citrus Corp. Citrus Corp is a 50/50 joint venture between Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) and Energy Transfer Partners. [4] It is supplied by the Destin Gas Pipeline and there is an interconnection with Gulf South Gas Pipeline System and the Southern Natural Gas Pipeline Company at Clay County, Florida. [1]

Expansion Projects

Putnam Expansion Project

The expansion project is expected to deliver natural gas to the 1,183 MW Seminole Electric Cooperative power unit. The additional capacity is entirely in Florida.[3]

Putnam Expansion Project Details

  • Operator: Florida Gas Trans Co[3]
  • Owner: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Energy Transfer Partners[1]
  • Capacity: 169 million cubic feet per day[3]
  • Length: 20.7 miles / 30.3 km[3]
  • Diameter: 30-inches[3]
  • Cost: US$103 million[3]
  • Status: Proposed[3]
  • Start Year: 2022[3]

East Louisiana Project

The expansion will add a new delivery point to Entergy Louisiana in Louisiana, allowing bidirectional flow on mainline.[3]

East Louisiana Project Details

  • Operator: Florida Gas Trans Co[3]
  • Owner: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Energy Transfer Partners[1]
  • Capacity: 75 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d)[3]
  • Length: 5 miles / 8 km[3]
  • Diameter: 24-inches[3]
  • Cost: US$5 million[3]
  • Status: Construction[3]
  • Start Year: 2020[3]

FGT Phase VIII Expansion Project

The expansion will add an extension into Alabama and Florida, USA.[3]

FGT Phase VIII Expansion Project Details

  • Operator: Florida Gas Trans Co[3]
  • Owner: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Energy Transfer Partners[1]
  • Capacity: 820 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d)[3]
  • Length: 483 miles / 777.3 km[3]
  • Diameter: 24-inches, 30-inches, 36-inches, 42-inches[3]
  • Cost: US$2.5 billion[3]
  • Status: Operating[3]
  • Start Year: 2011[3]

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Florida Gas Transmission Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. "Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC, Energy Transfer, accessed January 2018
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.24 Natural Gas Data, Pipeline Projects Energy Information Agency, accessed July 21, 2020
  4. "Florida Gas Transmission", Kinder Morgan, accessed January 2018

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