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About U.S. Natural Gas Pipelines - Transporting Natural Gas                                                                Print-only Version (PDF) 1.6mb
 based on data through 2007/2008 with selected updates

The U.S. natural gas pipeline network is a highly integrated transmission and distribution grid that can transport natural gas to and from nearly any location in the lower 48 States. The natural gas pipeline grid comprises:
  • More than 210 natural gas pipeline systems.
  • 305,000 miles of interstate and intrastate transmission pipelines (see mileage table).
  • More than 1,400 compressor stations that maintain pressure on the natural gas pipeline network and assure continuous forward movement of supplies (see map).
  • More than 11,000 delivery points, 5,000 receipt points, and 1,400 interconnection points that provide for the transfer of natural gas throughout the United States.   
  • 24 hubs or market centers that provide additional interconnections (see map).
  • 400 underground natural gas storage facilities (see map).
  • 49 locations where natural gas can be imported/exported via pipelines (see map).
  • 8 LNG (liquefied natural gas) import facilities and 100 LNG peaking facilities (see map).

Learn more about the natural gas pipeline network:
  Interstate Pipeline systems that cross one or more States
  Intrastate Pipelines that operate only within State boundaries
  Network Design Basic concepts and parameters
  Pipeline Capacity and Usage
  Regulatory Authorities
  Transportation, Processing, and Gathering
  Transportation CorridorsMajor interstate routes
  Underground Natural Gas StorageIncludes regional breakdowns
  Pipeline Development and Expansion

U.S./Canada/Mexico Import & Export Locations

U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Network Map of the United States Natural Gas Pipeline Network
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Combined "Natural Gas Transportation" maps

Geographic Coverage of Pipeline Companies

United States - links to companies listed A-Z with U.S. map showing regional breakout detail

- CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV
Midwest - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI
Southeast - AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN
Southwest - AR, LA, NM, OK, TX
Central - CO, IA, KS, MO, MT, NE, ND, SD, UT, WY
Western - AZ, CA, ID, NV, OR, WA