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Facilities Overview

Project Details

  • Type of Facility: Salt Cavern Storage
  • Location: (Smith and Jasper Counties) Taylorsville, Mississippi
  • Ultimate Working Gas Capacity: 48 Bcf permitted
  • Maximum Daily Injection (Bcf/d): 0.6
  • Maximum Daily Withdrawal (Bcf/d): 1.2
  • In-Service Date: April 1, 2011
  • Rate Structure: Market Based Rates

Tariff Services

  • Firm and Interruptible Storage
  • Firm and Interruptible Park and Loan
  • No Notice Storage
  • Interruptible Hourly Balancing
  • Wheeling


Strategically located in southeastern Mississippi, the Leaf River Energy Center is a leading natural gas storage hub. It consists of multiple salt dome caverns with a combined natural gas storage capacity of 32.2 million dekatherms and pipeline infrastructure that interconnect with Tennessee Gas, Destin, Transco, Southern Natural Gas, Midcontinent Express and Gulf South pipelines through a 40 mile, dual 24” pipeline header system. This premier natural gas storage facility serves as a critical bridge between the shale plays and the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets.

Pipeline Interconnects Capacity (MMBtu/d)
Transco (Zone 4) 840,000
Sonat (Zone 1-Tier 1) 1,138,614
Destin 400,000
Tennessee (Zone 1-500L) 461,250
Gulf South 327,376
Midcontinent Express 400,000