Horizon Gas Pipeline

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Horizon Gas Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline in northern Illinois.[1]


The pipeline runs from Joliet, Illinois, to McHenry County, Illinois.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Nicor Inc.
  • Current capacity: 380 Million cubic feet per day
  • Length: 73 miles / 117 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2002


Horizon Pipeline is a $79 million northern Illinois natural gas pipeline. It is a joint venture of Nicor-Horizon, a subsidiary of Nicor Inc., and Natural Gas Pipeline Co. of America (NGPL), a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Inc. The project includes the construction of 27 miles of 36-in. pipe, the lease of capacity in 46 miles of existing pipeline from NGPL, and the installation of gas compression facilities. Horizon Pipeline will be able to transport 380 MMcfd from near Joliet into McHenry County, connecting the emerging supply hub at Joliet with the northern part of the Nicor Gas distribution system and the existing NGPL pipeline system. [1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Horizon Pipeline begins work on $79 million Illinois gas line" Oil and Gas Journal accessed January 2018

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