Europe’s biggest gas pipeline operator, Italy-based Snam is crafting a bid for a piece of Energy Transfer Partner’s $6 billion natural gas pipeline, Reuters sources said on Friday. If successful, it would not only be Snam’s first US project, but it also be its first project outside Europe, as the US natural gas industry is going gangbusters. Snam is now conducting due diligence on buying a 33% stake, sold by ETP for the Rover pipeline, according to Reuters. Despite all the controversy surrounding oil and gas pipelines in North…