Energy Transfer Partners receives FERC approval for Rover natural gas pipeline project


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved Energy Transfer Partners’ application to construct and operate the Rover Pipeline Project.

The approval will allow Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) to move forward with the pipeline project, and also certifies its proposed tariff rates without modification.

Accordingly, Rover expects to achieve its targeted in-service goals for Phase 1 in July this year and Phase 2 in November.

The Rover Pipeline Project comprises a new interstate pipeline along with associated facilities that will extend from Appalachian supply area to its proposed interconnection with Vector Pipeline in Livingston County, Michigan.

"The project will transport natural gas to Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan and also to the Dawn Hub in Ontario, Canada."

After completion, it can deliver up to 3.2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to the Mid-West, North-East and East Coast markets.

The project will transport natural gas to Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan and also to the Dawn Hub in Ontario, Canada.

Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners is a master limited partnership that owns and operates one of the largest and diversified portfolios of energy assets in the US.

The company manages more than 62,500 miles of natural gas and natural gas liquids pipelines.

ETP owns 65% limited partnership interest in PennTex Midstream Partners, a growth-oriented master limited partnership that provides natural gas gathering and processing and residue gas and natural gas liquids transportation services to producers in Northern Louisiana.