Douglas Channel LNG Terminal Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Douglas Channel Energy Partners (DCEP)
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  • Location: Douglas Channel, BC, Canada
  • Capacity: 0.9 million tons/annum
  • Status: Planned

Brief Description

  • The barge-based liquefaction plant will utilize the proven Prico LNG process and be largely self-contained.
  • The plant will be fabricated and assembled in a shipyard, then towed to its permanent location in Douglas Channel where it will be grounded on a prepared foundation and interconnected to support systems and the berth.
  • A small LNG buffer tank, electrical substation, and other support facilities will be located on land adjacent to the liquifaction plant.

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
  • Constructor:
    • EXMAR: Design, contract, and deliver a newbuild floating barge
  • Licensor: Black & Veatch PRICO® LNG Process

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Engineering design and construction schedules to be confirmed in January/February 2012

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: Pacific Northern Gas Pipeline
  • Customers: Golar LNG will buy 700,000 metric tonnes per annum of LNG


  • 2011 - Black & Veatch awarded FEED contract
  • 2012 - BC LNG gets 20-year Licence to Export Liquefied Natural Gas from the proposed facility
  • 2013 - Golar LNG sign take off contract
  • 2013 - Exmar awarded barge contract
  • 2015 - Project acquired be consortium

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Western Canada natural gas export facility features Black & Veatch’s PRICO® process
  2. BC LNG gets 20-year Licence to Export Liquefied Natural Gas
  3. Government of Canada Approves Licence to Export Liquefied Natural Gas
  4. BC LNG Export Co-Operative LLC Finalises Contract Awards
  5. BC LNG Pre-FID Steering Committee Clarification to recent media articles
  6. EXMAR teams up with LNG Partners for BC LNG Project
  7. Export Licence
  8. Fresh Start for Douglas Channel LNG Project as New Owners Take Control

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