Cost To Relocate Pipelines

22nd World Gas Conference

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Noteworthy Quotations

Page 7: "Globally, the investment required to lay a long distance, large diameter line (46 to 60 inches), enabling a throughput of about 15 to 30 109 m3/year, currently amounts to $1 billion to $1.5 billion/1000 km."
PG&E told several homeowners in individual conversation that the cost to relocate the pipe would cost $1 million per FOOT, which comes out to well over $5 BILLION per mile. This report is 9 years old, but even accounting for inflation, and the fact that this pipe is much smaller and shorter distance, who would believe that $1 million per foot is a good faith estimate by PG&E?