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Letter to Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

May 2, 2007 The Honorable Jeff Bingaman Chairman Energy and Natural Resources Committee U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Mr. Chairman: On behalf of the members of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA), I am writing to express… Read More

FERC NEPA Pre-Filing Process: Milestones for Success

Over the next 20 years, US natural gas demand will grow by 50%.  According to a recent study, pipeline companies will need to install almost 50,000 miles of pipe to meet the growing market for natural gas in the US from 2001 to 2015.  To meet this growing demand,… Read More

Impacts of National Standards to Control Emissions of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) on Natural Gas Turbines & Compressor Engines

This report provides the results of an evaluation of the units impacted by national regulations to control hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) from natural gas-fired combustion turbines and reciprocating internal combustion engines (IC engines).  Impacts were estimated using the Engine and Turbine Database (ETDB), an industry database developed through support… Read More

Carbon Pollutant Emission and Engine Performance Trade-Offs vs NOx Emissions for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines Fitted with Enhanced Mixing Combustion Technologies Utilized in Gas Transmission Service

Pending and/or proposed Federal and local regulations have generated increasing interest in trade-offs between emissions of NOx versus CO, THC’s and in particular HAPS. The Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) commissioned Advanced Engine Technologies Corporation (AETC) to compile a database of engine emission and performance data for typical two and… Read More

Avoiding and Resolving Intergovernmental Conflicts with Interstate Natural Gas Facility Siting

The INGAA Foundation Inc. commissioned ENSR International (ENSR), an environmental consulting firm, to undertake a study to identify potential solutions to conflicts that sometimes arise between regional, federal, state, local, and/or tribal governing entities when siting, constructing, and maintaining interstate natural gas pipelines. This study was conducted between March and… Read More

An Updated Assessment of Pipeline and Storage Infrastructure for the North American Gas Market – 2004 Update

The North American natural gas industry is facing a critical period over the next 10 to 15 years.  Since 2000, the balance between natural gas supply and demand has tightened substantially.  A number of important events have occurred recently in natural gas markets contributing to the tightening including: A… Read More