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Results Chart for Delivery Method and Financing

Delivery Method

DBFOM All Private Finance
# of Projects: 1
100% of the Results

Background informationProject Created: April 9, 2010

Project Name: Ruby Pipeline Project
Year in Operation:
Sector: Energy
Subsector: Energy Transmission (Oil, Gas, Power)
Status: Design / Construction
Type: New Facility
Description: New 675 mile, 42-inch natural gas transmission pipeline beginning at the Opal Hub in Wyoming and terminating at interconnects near Malin, Oregon. The project connects natural gas sources in the Rocky Mountains to markets in the Western US.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Build Own Operate
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: This is a Build-Own-Operate project authorized by a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by FERC on April 5, 2010.

Project Locations

Address:
City: Malin
State: Oregon
Country: United States of America

Address:
City: Curlew Junction
State: Utah
Country: United States of America

Address:
City: Elko
State: Nevada
Country: United States of America

Address: Opal
City:
State: Wyoming
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: The project will cross four states, along approved route, with ROW's purchased by the developer, Ruby Pipeline, LLC. Parent of Rub LLC owns the largest interstate natural gas pipeline system in North American, and is one of the largest independent natural gas producers in N.A.
Checkbox Checked Revenue Stream (Cash Flow) Protected Through Long Term Commitment(s) of Public Sponsor(s): ROW authorizes project to be built and operated, generated revenue stream.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Private Capital Markets Directly to Producers as Debt: Ruby Pipeline LLC is a private entity, raising its own funds for the project through pre-signed commitments to take off gas from the Western end of the new line. Debt to Equity Ration is 60:40, as disclosed in FERC filings.

Checkbox Checked

From Producers as Equity: Ruby Pipeline LLC is a private entity, raising its own funds for the project through pre-signed commitments to take off gas from the Western end of the new line. Debt to Equity Ration is 60:40, as disclosed in FERC filings.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independent checking engineer? No
Project Finance Method: All By Private Sponsor

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Qualifications
Based Selection
Request for
Qualifications
Request for
Proposals
Invitation
for Bids
Unsolicited
Proposals

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Years
Quarters
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period
35
0
Forms
Description
Mandatory Statutory Form
FERC certificate is basis for proceeding with the projects.  

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: April 5, 2010
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
Feasibility
$25-100 Million US
(none)
Design
$25-100 Million US
(none)
Construction
$1-5 Billion US
(none)
Total
$2-10 Billion US
(none)

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