Kern River Pipeline

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Kern River Pipeline is a 1,679-mile (2,702 km) long natural gas pipeline line extending from southwestern Wyoming to its terminus near Bakersfield, California. The pipeline supplies local gas distribution companies, power plants, and heavy industry in Utah, Nevada, and California. It is owned and operated by the Kern River Gas Transmission Company, a subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company. Its FERC code is 99.[1]

The line provides 80% of the natural gas used in the Las Vegas Valley.[1]


  1. ^ JENNIFER ROBISON (September 5, 2010). "NV Energy plant repurposes heat from natural-gas compression to yield energy". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 

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