Portland Natural Gas Transmission System is an interstate pipeline that provides natural gas for everything from family homes to paper mills and electricity generating plants across New England. The system opened for business on March 10, 1999, and is strategically located between three major pipeline networks originating in Canada and the southern U.S.
TC Energy operates Portland Natural Gas Transmission System and effectively owns 16.3 percent of the pipeline through a 26.4 percent interest in TC PipeLines, LP.
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Portland Natural Gas Transmission System (PNGTS) is proposing Portland XPress to increase New England’s supply of energy without construction of new underground facilities. Added to existing capacity, Portland XPress will be capable of transporting 0.2 billion cubic feet a day (Bcf/d) to areas where it is in great demand.
This increase in much-needed natural gas access for New England will be achieved via modifications to the existing compressor station in Westbrook Maine and horsepower addition to the existing compressor station in Eliot, Maine. Both sites are jointly owned by PNGTS and Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline (MNE).
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The Portland pipeline transports natural gas for household use, paper mills and electric generation plants in New England.
Explore the route and facilities that make up this important piece of infrastructure.
The Portland Natural Gas Transmission System is governed according to regulations outlined by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). It is also subject to rules and regulations of the Department of Energy administered by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency.
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