Completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) will be delayed until the second half of 2021, according to Equitrans Midstream Corp., the lead partner of the project. The project is now expected to cost nearly $6 billion, a more than 50% increase in the project’s projected cost when construction began in 2018.
- – The Roanoke Times – 11/3/20
- – The Roanoke Times – 10/7/20
The Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for an extension of time of “an additional two years, or until October 13, 2022, to complete construction of the Project and place the Project facilities into service.” FERC issued on August 27 an official notice of a comment period for the public to have input on the MVP request,
- – E&E Energywire – 8/26/20
- – Facing South – 7/27/20
- – Bloomberg Law – 7/15/20
- – Appalachian Chronicle – 7/7/20