Natural gas transport volumes were up 10 percent compared to the second quarter of 2018, with the largest gains on EPNG and KMLP, followed by Colorado Interstate Gas Pipeline Company (CIG), Wyoming Interstate Company (WIC) and Ruby Pipeline.
* On June 28, 2019, KMLP filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for its approximately $145 million Acadiana Project.
"The transmission assets saw higher revenue on TGP due to contributions from projects placed into service in 2018, from EPNG due primarily to increased Permian-related activity, and on Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline (KMLP) due to the Sabine Pass Expansion that went into service in December 2018.
Much of the increase in the first quarter of 2019 was primarily driven by increased production in the DJ and Permian basins that benefited EPNG, Wyoming Interstate Company, and Colorado Interstate Gas Pipeline Company; as well as new projects placed into service on TGP and KMLP. Natural gas gathering volumes were up 21 percent from the first quarter of 2018 due primarily to higher volumes on the KinderHawk and South Texas Midstream systems.
"The transmission assets saw higher revenue on El Paso Natural Gas (EPNG) and Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (NGPL) due primarily to increased Permian-related activity, on Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline (KMLP
) due to the Sabine Pass Expansion, and on Colorado Interstate Gas Pipeline (CIG) due to continued growing production in the DJ basin.