Natural gas pipeline planned  to run through Hays County

Natural gas pipeline planned to run through Hays County

More than 80 Hays County landowners—and hundreds more across the Hill Country—either have already or will soon be contacted by Kinder Morgan, Inc., one of the largest energy infrastructure companies on the continent, asking for permission to survey their property to build a natural gas pipeline. But the company only sort of has to ask. Infographic taken from Community Impact Newspaper.  “They have the right to come onto your land,” said Bill Johnson, who received one of these phone calls…

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Locals ready to fight 430-mile gas pipeline

Locals ready to fight 430-mile gas pipeline

  • December 7, 2018
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As Houston-based company Kinder Morgan moves ahead on a proposed 430-mile underground natural gas pipeline that could bisect Hays County, local landowners worry the project could harbor a negative environmental impact. Bill Johnson, owner of the historic Halifax and 6F ranches and whose land could be affected by the project, said he opposes the pipeline as it encroaches on land that has been nearly untouched for generations. “I’m very upset about the idea of them coming to something that’s treasured…

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Pipeline project running through Hill Country raises concern

Pipeline project running through Hill Country raises concern

  • November 23, 2018
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WIMBERLEY, Texas (KXAN) — A $2 billion pipeline project has landowners in the Hill Country concerned about their property. The project is backed by Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline, a company out of Houston and EagleClaw Midstream Ventures. In a press release issued by Kinder Morgan, the company says the Permian Highway Pipeline (PHP) will prove an outlet for increased natural gas production from the Permian Basin to growing market areas along the Texas Gulf Coast. The company says the pipeline…

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Permian highway pipeline

Permian highway pipeline

  • November 7, 2018
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Exxon Mobil joins Houston-based Kinder Morgan in partnership with Midland-based EagleClaw Midstream on the $2 billion Permian Highway Pipeline. The 42-inch buried natural gas pipeline will be 430 miles starting north of Fort Stockton and stretching across much of Texas’ Hill Country to its destinations near Houston. It will connect with other lines that will reach down near Agua Dulce. Both major lines will feed smaller lines that stretch across Southeast and South Texas. Some of its product will end…

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Natural gas pipeline will cross county

Natural gas pipeline will cross county

One of North America’s largest pipeline companies is looking to cross Gillespie County with a natural gas pipeline stretching from the Permian Basin to near the Gulf of Mexico. Kinder Morgan officials told the Standard-Radio Post on Tuesday it is or will soon be in contact with landowners of 233 parcels in southern Gillespie County who may be affected. “We own the pipe, someone else owns the gas,” said Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan vice president of public affairs. “We’re in the initial…

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