Strategic Energy Advisory

Pipeline Reports

The reports in this category focus on the gas transportation infrastructure of North America.

Pipeline Cost in North America

(June 2014, 10 pages)

This report analyzes capital costs for a new natural gas transportation infrastructure in Canada, the US, and Mexico. Our pipeline cost database incorporates 10 years of assessment data for more than 180 pipelines. The data show that the average estimated pipeline capital cost in 2014 has doubled since 2007. The US Northeast is the most expensive region for building new pipelines, with a typical cost 95% greater than the North American average. The higher cost is due to higher costs for steel, labor, and construction, as well as higher population density. The US Northeast

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