South Pipeline Company, LP (“Gulf South”) is a “web-like” interstate
natural gas pipeline system that gathers gas from basins between Texas and
Alabama and delivers it to on-system markets within its footprint and to
off-system markets in the Northeast, Midwest and Southeast through
interconnections with third-party pipelines. Gulf South is located along the Gulf Coast in the states of Texas, Louisiana,
Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. Gulf South also owns and operates salt-dome and reservoir
natural gas storage facilities in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Gulf South is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with operational
offices in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
Pipeline and Storage Facilities
The Gulf South system is composed of:
Approximately 7,225 miles of pipeline having an average daily throughput of approximately 2.7 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per day in 2016;
Eight high deliverability salt-dome natural gas storage caverns in Mississippi, having approximately 46.0 Bcf of total storage capacity, of which approximately 29.6 Bcf is designated as working gas capacity, and owns undeveloped land which is suitable for up to five additional storage caverns.
- Two natural-gas storage fields located in Bistineau, Louisiana and Jackson, Mississippi, which have approximately 83.5 Bcf of working gas storage capacity.
Gulf South directly serves LDCs and municipalities located across our system,
including New Orleans, Louisiana; Jackson, Mississippi; Mobile, Alabama;
and Pensacola, Florida, and other end-users located across the
system, including the Baton Rouge to New Orleans industrial corridor
and Lake Charles, Louisiana. Gulf South also has indirect
access to off-system markets throughout the Northeast and Southeast
through numerous interconnections with unaffiliated interstate and
intrastate pipelines and storage facilities.
The principal sources of supply for Gulf South are:
Part of the Boardwalk System
Gulf South is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP), a midstream master limited partnership that primarily provides transportation and storage of natural gas and liquids for its customers.
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