gathering line

gathering line

[′gath·ə·riŋ ‚līn]
(petroleum engineering)
A special pipeline, frequently small in diameter, used to transport crude oil or gas from the field to the main pipeline.
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In December 2005, NGAS completed construction of a 23-mile 8" gathering line to its Leatherwood field and a 16-mile 6" gathering line that connects the 8" line with the Duke Energy system.
The transaction also includes approximately 80 miles of gathering lines and a 50% interest in a 40 mile major gathering line connecting these and other gas reserves to a major interstate pipeline.
In December 2005, NGAS completed construction of its 23-mile 8" gathering system and 16-mile 6" gathering line that connects with the Duke Energy system.
The initial wells in the North Buffalo prospect will be drilled within 1/2 mile of an existing gas gathering line, the close proximity of which will expedite gas sales.
Tool are not provided, sites: Civic Center Oil Wells #1,2 and 3 - Pipelines: Gather lines from Wells #2 and 3, Gathering line from Well #1 to the Miley-Keck Tank Farm.
The gathering line right of ways also create pathways that allow invasive species to access inner parts of the forest.
Amy Mall, senior policy analyst, Land & Wildlife Program, Natural Resources Defense Council, conceded that a gathering line proposed to be adjacent to an existing disturbed area like a road "may seem like an innocuous location, and therefore an environmental review might not be warranted.
40) While authorizing construction of a gathering line and associated compressor station which brings natural gas produced in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, to the Millennium Pipeline in Broome County, New York, the PSC found that:
The Company is currently extending a main gathering line approximately one-half mile in an effort to span the gap along the eastern section of the natural gas development project.
Meanwhile, a gathering line of fans wanting their books signed said it all - they too were delighted to see Selina back home again.
FERC's current policy, such that it is, allows, in theory, a pipeline to spin down or spin off a gathering line, which then becomes unregulated, and is able to charge gas producers it is serving a market--instead of a cost-of-service-based--rate.
The 18-mile gas gathering line that was constructed by Slater Dome Gathering LLLP, is connected to the Questar gas transportation hub south of Baggs, Wyoming.