We’ve learned about a new pipeline project called the Permian Global Access Pipeline, running from the Permian Basin to Lake Charles, Louisiana. In this video, Landowner Condemnation Rights Attorney Philip Hundl describes the proposed route and provides information for affected landowners. Call or text 800-266-4870 for an appointment with Mr. Hundl. Appointments can be in-person, by phone or online.
Additional Information Related to the Project
In the video, Mr. Hundl mentions the Permian Global Access Pipeline Project website, and he describes the route and other information also provided on the PGAP website. If you’re affected by this pipeline or any other eminent domain or condemnation action, you can receive a no-obligation case evaluation by clicking the button below and filling out a short form.
Summary of the Permian Global Expansion Project Video
– Hi, I’m Philip Hundl, I’d like to talk to you today about a new project that has come to my attention. It’s in the very early stages. I’m an attorney here in Texas. I focus my practice on land litigation, primarily representing land owners facing eminent domain through condemnation cases.
Also, I do a lot of partition of land cases normally amongst family members, but obviously when there’s co-owners owning a property jointly and they want to divide it up, that’s a partition case.
So this new pipeline is called the Permian Global Access Pipeline. It’s a proposed 42 inch natural gas pipeline. The pipeline will originate in the Waha Hub out in West Texas, in the Permian basin.
There’s a lot of pipelines that run from out in West Texas to Beaumont. The plan right now is that this one would run to Lake Charles, Louisiana.
The project is in the early stages but it has a good website. It’s got some maps and a lot of information. The website is at www.pgap.com.
The company behind the Permian Global Access Pipeline is Tellurian Pipeline Projects. I think it has a ticker symbol, TELL so it’s a publicly traded company.
Planned Route of the Pipeline
For that reason and other reasons, a lot of this information is available on the website we mentioned earlier. The pipeline originates way out in Reeves County, and it’s going to go a very similar route to a lot of other pipelines. It runs through Reagan counties, Tom Green Concho, McMullan, or, or McCullough, San Saba, Middles Land Passes, McMillan Falls, Limestone, Robertson Leon, Trinity, Polk, Tyler Jackson, and Newton. There’s maybe one or two that I’ve I’ve missed but that’s essentially the route.
I’ll link it’s in the at the website and I’ll link it also there’s an alternate route also that deviates slightly from this proposed route on their website.
Because it’s an interstate line, it will be regulated by the FERC. So I think this would be handled most likely as a federal condemnation case, but that, that could change. That’s not always true, it could be state condemnation cases when it comes to acquisition. So we’ll wait and see.
They’ve had some open meetings for landowners to come and learn more about the project. I think those meetings are now over, but I anticipate they will probably have another new set of meetings as they get further on in the project.
So once again, we’ve been contacted by some landowners who have been contacted by right of way agents or acquisition companies on behalf of Tellurian and this Permian Global Access Pipeline. I just want to give everybody a heads up.
Your Property Valuation May Be Higher in an Energy or Pipeline Corridor
This pipeline, like a lot of pipelines, tries to follow existing pipeline routes. On several tracks that it follows an existing high voltage transmission line, obviously not not too close to it, but near it. A lot of times the argument by the condemnor is that the property is already burdened by multiple pipelines or multiple easements. Therefore in the condemnor’s mind, one more pipeline shouldn’t make that big of a difference on the value of the property, right?
Well we take a different approach. If one pipeline affects the property an additional pipeline will also affect the property. At some point when there are multiple lines on a property that land becomes a pipeline or energy corridor in our opinion. Obviously there’s power available that could also be used for compressor stations or other ancillary equipment.
Please when you’re faced with condemnation or you’re contacted by a right of way agent or easement acquisition company, don’t try to go it alone. Contact an attorney who does this type of work, and who understands the process. Your attorney should understand how to value your land at its highest and best use. The damage to the remainder of your property from the pipeline is also really important.
I’ll be giving you additional updates from time to time on this Permian Global Access Pipeline. Okay, with that good luck.