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Project Overview

The Wahpeton Expansion Project consists of approximately 60.5 miles of new pipeline to serve the cities of Wahpeton and Kindred, North Dakota.

The project starts near Mapleton, North Dakota, and extends south to a new delivery station near Wahpeton, North Dakota to provide additional firm uninterruptible natural gas service.  Natural gas service will also be extended to Kindred, North Dakota for the first time to meet the residential, commercial and industrial needs of that community.

On May 27, 2022, WBI Energy filed an application with the FERC and was given Docket No. CP22-466-000 for the Project.  Construction will begin in early 2024 pending receipt of necessary regulatory approvals. The pipeline is expected to be in service by November 2024.

Key Stats

Wahpeton Expansion map


Sept. 22, 2021: WBI Energy submits prefiling request

Sept. 27, 2021: FERC issues Director's Notice of Pre-Filing

November 2021: WBI Energy conducts public open houses

May 27, 2022: WBI Energy files NGA Section 7 application. Docket No. CP22-466-000

November 2022: FERC issues draft Environmental Impact Statement

April 2023: FERC issues final Environmental Impact Statement

July 2023: FERC issues Certificate

August-December 2023: FERC issues Notice to Proceed with Construction

April 2024: WBI Energy begins construction

November 2024: WBI Energy places project into service

Project Contacts

Steve Kelly

Project Manager


Laura Lueder

Public Participation/Open Houses

Open houses with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff were held in November 2021 in Kindred and Wahpeton, North Dakota.

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