Golden Triangle Operations
About: Golden Triangle Storage (GTS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southern Company Gas, through support and management provided by Pivotal Energy Development, is a natural gas storage facility in the Spindletop salt dome in Jefferson and Orange Counties in Texas. Golden Triangle is strategically located to handle balancing requirements to protect against natural gas supply interruptions, mitigate high natural gas prices and accommodate production and increased liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports in the Gulf Coast in addition to being located in the pipeline corridor providing supply to growing Mexican Demand.
Capacity: Golden Triangle consists of salt dome storage caverns with approximately 13 Bcf of working gas capacity, 600 MMcf/day withdrawal capacity and 300 MMcf/day injection capacity.
Convenience: The facility is conveniently located near natural gas supplies, including natural gas imported through area liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, East and South Texas natural gas production fields and offshore deepwater production wells. A number of nearby pipelines can deliver this natural gas to customers in the region as well as to markets in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and the growing demand in Mexico.
Services: Golden Triangle Storage offers customers high-deliverability storage at a liquid market point, easy access to multiple supply sources, including liquefied natural gas imports, and interconnections with six pipelines serving diverse markets with counter-seasonal demand.
Golden Triangle can provide various services under its FERC interstate tariff on behalf of its shippers. Depending on its customer requirements, GTS may also provide the following services:
- Firm or Interruptible storage services
- Wheel customers’ gas along the GTS pipeline infrastructure on a firm or interruptible basis
- Provide injection, withdraw, park and loan (interruptible or firm), dome swap and balancing services to our customers