North Mist Expansion Pipeline

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North Mist Expansion Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline in Oregon, USA.[1]


The pipeline will run in northern Oregon.[2][3]

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Project Details

  • Owner: The Pacific Gas and Electric Company[1]
  • Current capacity: 120 million cubic feet per day[4]
  • Length: 20.9 kilometers / 13 miles[4]
  • Diameter: 24-inches[4]
  • Cost: US$128,000,000[4]
  • Status: Operating[4]
  • Start Year: 2019[4]


The project includes pipeline construction, a new reservoir and a compressor station.[1] As of November 2018 the target in-service date for the expansion was March 2019.[5]

The project was completed in June of 2019, providing no-notice storage to Portland General Electric’s Port Westward plants to balance renewable power on the grid, responding to the peak demand and variability of wind, hydro and solar generation.[6]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ongoing Projects, Pipeline News, accessed October 2018
  2. Investor Presentation - September 2015, Get Filings, accessed October 2018
  3. National Energy and Petrochemical Map , FracTracker, February 28, 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. NW Natural Holdings Reports Third Quarter and Year-To-Date 2018 Results, Global News Wire, Nov. 6, 2018
  6. NW Natural Completes North Mist Expansion Project, PGJ Online, June 3, 2019

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