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Boardwalk completes purchase of gas storage assets

HATTIESBURG and PETAL — Boardwalk HP Storage Company, LLC, a Houston, Texas-based joint venture between Boardwalk Pipeline Partners and Boardwalk Pipelines Holding Corp. (BPHC), an affiliate of its general partner, has completed the previously announced acquisition of Petal Gas Storage, LLC, Hattiesburg Gas Storage Company and related entities from Enterprise Products Partners, LP. The joint venture funded the acquisition with ...

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Energy says salt dome project 'effectively terminated'

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Department of Energy says the proposal to use South Mississippi salt domes to store petroleum is “effectively terminated” because no federal money is designated or proposed for the project. The department published notice Sept. 9 in the “Federal Register” that it had stopped preparing an environmental impact statement for the project. The notice comes months ...

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Salt dome opponents still worried

RICHTON — Foes of a government plan to store petroleum reserves in salt domes in Mississippi say they are not placated by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) decision to remove the project from its budget. In March, the DOE redirected the project’s $71 million to operation and maintenance of the existing Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Previously, the government proposed using ...

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