North Bakken Expansion
The North Bakken Expansion Project consists of approximately 100 miles of new pipeline, compression and ancillary facilities to transport natural gas out of core Bakken production areas in western North Dakota.
The project starts near Tioga, North Dakota, and extends to a new connection point with Northern Border Pipeline in McKenzie County, North Dakota. Construction began in July 2021. The pipeline was placed in service in February 1, 2022.
June 28, 2019: WBI Energy submits prefiling request
July 3, 2019: FERC Issues Director’s Notice Of Prefiling
Aug. 6 and 7, 2019: WBI Energy conducts public open houses
Feb. 14, 2020: WBI Energy files NGA Section 7 application
July 28, 2020: WBI Energy files amendment to application
Dec. 17, 2020: FERC Issues Environmental Assessment
June 1, 2021: FERC issues authorization
July 8, 2021: FERC Issues Notice To Proceed With Construction
Feb. 1, 2022: WBI Energy Placed Facilities In Service
Public Participation/Open Houses
Open houses with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff were held in August 2019 in Tioga and Watford City, North Dakota.
Physical Displays Used at Public Open Houses
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