NEXUS Gas Transmission (NGT) Pipeline

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NEXUS Gas Transmission (NGT) Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline in the United States.[1]


The pipeline runs from Kensington, Ohio, to Willow Run, Michigan.[2]

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Project Details

  • Owner: Enbridge (50%), DTE Energy (50%)[3]
  • Capacity: 1,500 million cubic feet per day[4]
  • Length: 257 miles / 414 km[3]
  • Diameter: 36-inches[4]
  • Cost: $2,000,000,000[4]
  • Status: Operating[4]
  • Start Year: 2018[4]


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved construction of the NEXUS Gas Transmission Pipeline in August of 2017.[5] In December of 2017, media reported that workers began clearing trees and preparing construction areas for the project in Lake, Marlboro, Nimishillen, and Washington townships.[6]

The pipeline began operations in 2018.[4]


Residents from Medina, Lorain, and Summit counties in Ohio formed the Coalition to Reroute Nexus. The group stands for "property owner rights & use of pipeline safety corridors."[7]

Articles and resources


  1. NEXUS Pipeline, DTE Midstream, accessed February 2019
  2. National Energy and Petrochemical Map , FracTracker, February 28, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 Enbridge’s Energy Infrastructure Assets Enbrdige, July 22, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Natural Gas Data, Pipeline Projects Energy Information Agency, July 21, 2020
  5. Feds OK gas pipeline project from Ohio to Mich., Associated Press, The Detroit News, 27 August 2017
  6. Nexus pipeline work underway: Work crews cutting trees and preparing construction sites, Shane Hoover, Canton Rep, 26 December 2017
  7. About, CORN - Land Owner Property Rights, Accessed 8 January 2018

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