kinder morgan pipeline texas hill country
AUSTIN, Texas — An order by a federal judge will allow Kinder Morgan to proceed with its construction plans of the Hill Country portion of its Permian Highway Pipeline. By the time the lawsuit enters a courtroom, the pipeline could already be in the ground. Construction has begun on the western end of the pipeline’s 430-mile route from the Permian Basin to the Katy Hub, but Kinder Morgan isn’t out of the woods in the Texas Hill Country. The caller told her the company planned to run a section of its 430-mile Permian Highway natural gas pipeline through her property. BLANCO COUNTY, Texas - Construction is underway in the Hill Country for the Permian Highway Pipeline, after a federal judge sided with Kinder Morgan to begin construction immediately. The Permian Highway Pipeline would carry … Kinder Morgan, a Houston-based company, is planning a $2 billion pipeline to transport natural gas from the Permian Basin to the market along the Gulf Coast.The project supports the growing market in the area, performing what the company has stated is integral to the Texas economy. HAYS COUNTY —The route of Kinder Morgan’s Permian ˙Highway Pipeline is about 99 percent mechanically complete’ through the Texas Hill Country and is on track to be carrying natural gas from West Texas to near Houston early next year. Kay Pence owns a ranch in the Hill Country town of Fredericksburg. About a year ago, she got a call from the pipeline company Kinder Morgan. Kinder Morgan already owns a pipeline running through the region — the 24-inch Hill Country natural gas pipeline, which the Permian Highway follows from West Texas … Kinder Morgan has said the pipeline would be buried in nine-foot-deep trenches, and could be as shallow as 2 to 3 feet in some areas, according to State Representative Erin Zwiener. Kinder Morgan's North Texas Pipeline consists of an 82-mile pipeline that transports natural gas from an interconnect with the facilities of the Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (NGPL) in Lamar County, Texas, to a 1,750-megawatt electric generating facility located in Forney, Texas. Kinder Morgan is moving toward completion of a pipeline through the heart of the Texas Hill Country, despite multiple legal challenges, opposition from landowners and public appeals from musicians Willie Nelson and Paul Simon. The company is building a controversial 430-mile natural gas pipeline through the Texas Hill Country. Kinder Morgan is planning to install sections of the pipeline in Hill Country as early as this month.