Equitrans Midstream (NYSE: ETRN) said Thursday it expects to stop the leak at its Rager Mountain gas storage facility in Pennsylvania’s Cambria County in the “next few days.”
Equitrans (ETRN) estimates the growth of The leak, which started on November 6 at one of the 10 storage wells, at ~100M cf/day.
The company said it is making progress in repairing the leak, but gas continues to escape between the two legs of the well.
By comparison, Southern California Gas’ Aliso Canyon gas leak in California, often cited as the largest natural gas leak in US history, released ~4.6B cf of natural gas, or methane, in four months in 2015-16 .
Equitrans Midstream’s (ETRN) Mountain Valley Pipeline project has been hit with regulatory hurdles this year, but “everything is going well [its] gains,” says Daniel Thurecht in an analysis he wrote on Seeking Alpha.