Alpine City Council to consider Trans-Pecos Pipeline resolution tonight. Energy Transfer Files for federal permit

This Alpine City Council will meet this afternoon for a regular meeting and consider this agenda item regarding the Trans-Pecos Pipeline:

  1. Discuss and Consider opposing, by Resolution, the construction of

     a certain 143 plus mile long, 42” pipeline, to transport natural gas as

     it traverses through Brewster County by the Alpine-Casparis

     Municipal Airport and opposing any and all activities that advance

     and promote the proposed or intended business plans and

     operations of the Trans Pecos Pipeline near or through any portion

     or portions of Alpine, Brewster County and Big Bend being against

     the expressed will of the Council of the City of Alpine, Texas. (A.

     Rangra, Mayor)


In other Trans-Pecos Pipeline news on May 28, Energy Transfer filed this application for a federal permit for the proposed Trans-Pecos Pippeline:

May 28, 2015

Ms. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary Office of the Secretary
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20426

Re: Trans-Pecos Pipeline, LLC Presidio Crossing Project

FERC Docket No. CP15- -000 Dear Ms. Bose:

Trans-Pecos Pipeline, LLC (“Trans-Pecos”) hereby submits this application for filing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“Commission” or “FERC”), pursuant to Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (”NGA”), 15 U.S.C. § 717b, and Subpart B of Part 153 of the Commission’s regulations, 18 C.F.R. Part 153, Subpart B, for Commission authorization to site, construct, operate, and maintain certain natural gas pipeline facilities to export and/or import natural gas between the United States and the Republic of Mexico (“Mexico”) to a point on the International Boundary between the United States near the City of Presidio, in Presidio County, Texas, and Mexico in the vicinity of the City of Manuel Ojinaga, State of Chihuahua (“Presidio Crossing Project” or “Project”). Furthermore, Trans-Pecos hereby requests that the Commission issue a Presidential Permit authorizing Trans-Pecos to site, construct, operate, and maintain the Presidio Crossing Project pursuant to Subpart C of Part 153 of the Commission’s regulations to export and/or import natural gas between the United States and Mexico.

This FERC filing is being submitted under the following volumes:

  • Volume I – contains public information.
  • Volume II – contains Privileged Information. Trans-Pecos is requesting that information underVolume II be accorded privileged treatment pursuant to Section 388.112 of the Commission’s regulations.

    This filing is being submitted electronically to the Commission’s eFiling website pursuant to the Commission’s Order No. 703, Filing via the Internet Guidelines issued on November 15, 2007 in FERC Docket No. RM07-16-000. Trans-Pecos is providing two paper copies of this application to the Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, and one paper copy to the Office of General Counsel. Any questions or comments regarding this filing should be directed to the undersigned at (713) 989-2606.

    Respectfully submitted,

    /s/ Kelly Allen ____________________

    Mr. Kelly Allen, Manager Regulatory Affairs Department

cc: Office of Energy Projects, Room 62-46 Office of General Counsel-EP, Room 101-56

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