Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline

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Summary Information

  • Source: Wyoming-Colorado border
  • Destination: south-central Kansas
  • Ownership: Kinder Morgan
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  • Length: kilometres (400 miles)
  • Capacity: per day
  • Status: Operating


  • Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline, owned and operated by El Paso Pipeline Partners, is a 400-mile, 36-inch diameter natural gas pipeline extending from near the Wyoming-Colorado border to south-central Kansas. The Cheyenne Plains Pipeline initially went into service in January 2005, and serves market areas in the Midwest with connections to several mid-continent pipelines in south-central Kansas. Cheyenne Plains has a throughput capability to 800 MDth/d.


  • AMEC: (U.S. Pipeline, Inc.)
    • Construction of 255 miles of 36-inch natural gas pipeline and four miles of 30-inch natural gas pipeline between Eastern Colorado and Western Kansas
    • The work also included the construction of nine launcher/receiver facilities, 13 mainline valve installations and six delivery side-tap installations.


  • 2003 - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today made a preliminary determination in favor of the project
  • 2004 - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today approved an expansion of the pipeline project
  • 2004 - AMEC awarded construction contract
  • 2005 - Pipeline entered operations
  • 2006 - Supply Lateral completed
  • 2008 - Kirk Compressor Station commissioned
  • 2012 - El Paso Pipeline Partners, announced that it has agreed to acquire all of Cheyenne Plains Investment Company

Other Information

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  1. Kinder Morgan, Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline
  2. EIA Natural Gas Pipeline Projects
  3. AMEC’s U.S. Pipeline Subsidiary Awarded Pipeline Contract Valued at Approximately US $60 Million for Cheyenne Plains Pipeline Project
  4. Commission Makes Preliminary Determination Advancing New Natural Gas Pipeline In West
  5. Commission approves expansion project, increasing natural gas capacity in West
  6. El Paso Pipeline Partners Agrees to Acquire Cheyenne Plains Pipeline and Additional Interest in Colorado Interstate Gas Company

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