Black Bear Transmission LLC (Black Bear) has completed the sale of gas gathering assets owned its by operating entity BBT Alabama LLC (BBT AL). BBT AL owns and operates a fee-based, natural gas gathering system that connects production in Alabama to regional long-haul pipelines. The asset sale consists of more than 240 miles (386 km) of natural gas pipelines, 26 active metered locations, and one active compressor station.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Black Bear transports and delivers natural gas from various pipeline receipt points to utility, power generation, and industrial customers in the Southeast United States. Following this sale, Black Bear owns and operates 13 regulated natural gas pipelines stretching more than 2100 miles (3379 km), with total delivery capacity of more than 2.6 Bcfd (73 x 106 m3/d). The pipelines are connected to 18 major long-haul pipelines, providing gas supply to customers across Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.