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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The gathering line right of ways also create pathways that allow invasive species to access inner parts of the forest.
Meanwhile, a gathering line of fans wanting their books signed said it all - they too were delighted to see Selina back home again.
The system will feature fixed, buried pipelines, which will include a gathering line to transport produced and flowback water for disposal or recycling.
First, PHMSA is proposing to change the framework for determining whether a pipeline qualifies as an onshore gas gathering line.
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:
Quicksilver Resources Inc contributed its present 20-mile, 20-inch gathering line and compression facilities, and 10-year contracts for gas deliveries into those facilities to create the partnership.
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 project involves installing a 24-inch pipeline around the parameter of the airport and a gathering line consisting of eight-24-inch lateral lines to channel the extracted natural gas from an estimated 100 wells.
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.
Navitas will construct the La Bahia system, which will consist of a 20-inch gathering line that will deliver gas from Brazos County to Navitas' natural gas processing plant to be located in Grimes County.
FERC's request for comments last May was induced by a decision of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which more or less scratched its head in confusion over the criteria used by FERC when deciding whether an offshore pipeline 'spun-off' or 'spundown' by an interstate could be deemed a gathering line.