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Williams Partners Receives FERC Approval for Transco Pipeline Expansion

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Williams
Partners (NYSE: WPZ) today announced it has received Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval to expand Transco,
the nation's largest natural gas pipeline system, to provide service to
a customer's new, gas-fired, power-generation plant in Virginia. A unit
of Dominion
(NYSE: D) plans to construct the 1,358-megawatt facility in Brunswick
County, Va., to replace generating capacity from retiring coal-fired
plants.

The approximately $300 million Transco
Virginia Southside Expansion is designed to provide 270,000
dekatherms per day (dth/d) of incremental transportation capacity in
Virginia and North Carolina by September 2015. Of the total expanded
capacity, more than 90 percent will serve Dominion

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