Nexus – Nexus Gas Transmission Pipeline – US - Project Profile

Nexus – Nexus Gas Transmission Pipeline – US - Project Profile


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Nexus Gas Transmission LLC (Nexus) is undertaking the construction of Nexus Gas Transmission Pipeline from Ohio, the US to Ontario in Canada.

The project involves the construction of a 410km gas transmission pipeline with a capacity of 42,475,270m3 of natural gas transportation.

It includes the construction of storage tanks, the installation of refrigeration equipment, liquefaction equipment, related machinery, safety system and construction of other related infrastructure.

Hoover & Keith Inc has been appointed as Acoustical Consultant. On September 4, 2012, DTE, ENB and SE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly develop the NEXUS Gas Transmission (NGT) system.

Enbridge Inc. has been appointed as associated developer for the project.

In June 2013, the developers proposed the route run from Ohio to Detroit and southern Ontario would run under more than 80km of Stark, Summit, and Medina counties.

In 2014, the pre-filing process was initiated with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

In February 2015, Fluor Corporation was appointed as engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor.

On March 23, 2015, the City of Green, Summit County, in conjunction with the Coalition officially submitted an engineered alternate route to the Commission and this route was dismissed by NEXUS on June 12, 2015.

In June 2015, draft environmental reports filed with FERC and faced opposition from northeast Ohio city demanding to reroute the 161km pipeline running through their state.

On December 13, 2015, Nexus submitted a formal application for federal approval. On December 18, 2015, Nexus secured approval from Ontario Energy Board.

In March 2016, ITI International, LLC was appointed for third party inspection services and Berg Steel Pipe was awarded the supply manufacturing contract of pipes.

In June 2016, M.G. Dyess Inc and Latex Construction Inc are appointed as EPC contractor for the project.

Nexus is awaiting planning approvals from FERC, with construction works expected to start in 2017.


The project involves the construction of a 410km gas transmission pipeline with a capacity of 42,475,270m3 per day of natural gas transportation to connect Ohio’s Utica shale gas basin with pipeline that carries gas into the Dawn Hub in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.

The US$2,000 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of processing unit

2. Laying of pipeline networks

3. Construction of storage tanks

4. Installation of refrigeration equipment

5. Installation of liquefaction equipment

6. Installation of machinery

7. Installation of safety system

8. Construction of other related infrastructure

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