Williams Partners to increase Transco Leidy Line capacity

|About: Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ)|By:, SA News Editor

Williams Partners (WPZ) says it will seek FERC approval to expand its existing Transco Leidy Line in Pennsylvania and its mainline from New Jersey through Alabama by 525K dekatherms of natural gas per day to serve growing natural gas markets along the system.

The application is made as another major expansion project on the Leidy Line nears completion: The Northeast Supply Link project expands Transco's existing system connecting Marcellus Shale production to the New York market by 250K dth/day, whose $390M expansion is on schedule to be placed into service in Nov. 2013.