The Rocky Mountain Transportation Conundrum
The Rocky Mountain Region has always been on the “bubble” relative to having enough natural gas pipeline export capacity to accommodate growing supplies. Build too much pipeline infrastructure rapidly and perceived value in transportation drops. Build too little infrastructure or delay infrastructure development and commodity prices plummet. The problem is exacerbated by increasing regulatory uncertainty in areas where Federal lands are involved or in areas where water discharge and/or air emissions battles are being fought.
The Wyoming Natural Gas Pipeline Authority is focused on
assuring that adequate infrastructure is built in the future to accommodate
growth of natural gas supplies from