Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

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Summary Information

  • Source: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Destination: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Ownership: Kinder Morgan
  • Website: http://www.kindermorgan.com/
  • Length: 1,150 kilometres ( miles)
  • Capacity:
    • Before: 300,000 barrels of oil per day
    • Before: 890,000 barrels of oil per day
  • Crude Type:

Brief Description

The preliminary scope of the proposed project includes:

  • Projected capital cost of approximately $5 billion.
  • Twinning the existing pipeline within the existing right-of-way, where possible.
  • Adding new pump stations along the route.
  • Increasing the number of storage tanks at existing facilities.
  • Expanding the Westridge Marine Terminal.

Pipeline Status

  • The project is an expansion of the existing Trans Mountain Pipeline which is in operation
  • Kinder Morgan anticipate filing a facilities application initiating a regulatory review with the National Energy Board in 2014
  • If the application is approved, construction is currently forecast to commence in 2016 with the proposed project operating by 2017."

History

  • 2012 - Kinder Morgan announced the successful completion of open season
  • 2012 - Trans Mountain Finalizes Shipper Commitments for Pipeline Expansion
  • 2012 - Trans Mountain Files Toll Application with National Energy Board
  • 2013 - Project size was increased taking capacity target from 750,000 bpd to 890,000 bpd
  • 2013 - NEB Approves Trans Mountain Toll Methodology for Proposed Expanded System

Other Information

Links

  1. Trans Mountain Expansion Receives Strong Binding Commercial Support
  2. Trans Mountain Finalizes Shipper Commitments for Pipeline Expansion
  3. Trans Mountain Files Toll Application with National Energy Board for Proposed Expansion Project
  4. NEB Announces Hearing for Trans Mountain Part IV Application
  5. Trans Mountain Updates Customer Commitments for Proposed Expansion Project
  6. NEB Approves Trans Mountain Toll Methodology for Proposed Expanded System

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