Expansion Projects

WRIGHT INTERCONNECT PROJECT (WIP)

WIP Project Brochure

The Wright Interconnect Project ("WIP") is being developed in conjunction with the proposed Constitution Pipeline to enable delivery of up to 650,000 Dth/d of natural gas from the terminus of the Constitution Pipeline in Schoharie County, NY into both Iroquois and the Tennessee Gas Pipeline under a 15 year capacity lease agreement with Constitution. The Project includes construction of a new transfer compression faciility with cooling to be located adjacent to its existing Wright Compressor Station in Wright, NY, as well as modifications to certain existing facilities at the same location.

The proposed Constitution Pipeline is being developed to bring rapidly growing natural gas supplies from northeastern Pennsylvania to serve the energy needs of New York and New England - markets presently served by Iroquois.

Leasing the WIP capacity from Iroquois will allow Constitution to eliminate their proposed compression facility, thereby reducing the impact on the environment and the Wright, New York community.


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June 13, 2013

 

 

 

January 22, 2013

Iroquois Files With FERC for Wright Interconnect Project

Shelton, CT—Iroquois Gas Transmission System (Iroquois) announced today that it has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to construct its Wright Interconnect Project (WIP). ... read more

Iroquois Announces Wright Interconnect Project

Shelton, CT—Iroquois Gas Transmission System ("Iroquois"), in conjuction with Constitution Pipeline ("Constitution"), announced today that iroquois will pursue development of the Wright Interconnect Project ("WIP"), an expansion of its existing compression and metering facilities in Wright, New York... read more

Applications & Filings

November 13, 2014 NYSDEC Air Permit Application (Posted)

October 24, 2014 FERC Issues Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement

August 18, 2014 FERC Issues Notice of Revised Schedule for Environmental Review

February 12, 2014 FERC Issues Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement

July 10, 2013 FERC Issues Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement

July 2, 2013 Supplement to FERC Certificate Application FIled

June 26, 2013 FERC issues Notice of Application

June 13, 2013 FERC Application Filed - Docket No. CP13-502-000

Proposed Timeline

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Scheduled Open House Meetings:
There are no Open Houses currently scheduled.
Construction Activities Schedule

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Project Highlights
  • WIP is proposed to connect rapidly expanding Marcellus supplies to Iroquois markets in New York and New England
  • New physical receipt at the proposed Constitution Pipeline interconnect in Wright, New York
  • Utilizes Iroquois' existing Wright Compressor Station property
  • Approximately 22,000 HP of transfer compression with cooling and associated facilities
  • Capacity = up to 650,000 Dth/day
  • Proposed In-Service Date: December 2015 / January 2016

 

Contact the WIP Project Team

To speak to an Iroquois representative regarding the WIP Project please call:

Ruth Parkins
Manager, Public Affairs
203.925.7209

Rob Perless
Project Development Manager
203.944.7016