Commonwealth Gas Pipeline

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This article is part of the Global Fossil Infrastructure Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor and the Center for Media and Democracy.

Commonwealth Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline.[1]


The pipeline runs from Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, to Charles County, Maryland.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Inergy Midstream, UGI Energy Services, Capitol Energy
  • Current capacity: Million cubic feet per day
  • Proposed capacity: 1200 Million cubic feet per day
  • Length: miles / km
  • Status: Proposed
  • Start Year:


In 2013, the pipeline project was suspended due to an inadequate demand in the regional energy market for the project. No pre-filing for FERC had been done prior to the suspension. While the project was under consideration, Chester County Board of Commissioners and State Rep. Tim Hennessey, R-26th of North Coventry, wrote letters to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, asking that the potential harm to the Big Woods be given serious consideration. As of December 2017, There have been no further details on the proposed project.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. Commonwealth Gas Pipeline, A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. Sara Mosqueda-Fernandez, Commonwealth Pipeline project suspended indefinitely, Daily Local News, April 18, 2013

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