Westcoast Connector Gas Pipeline

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Summary Information

  • Source: Cypress area of northeast B.C.
  • Destination: Prince Rupert
  • Ownership: Spectra / BG Group
  • Website: http://www.spectraenergy.com/
  • Length: 850 kilometres (525 miles)
  • Capacity: 4.2 billion cubic feet per day
  • Status: Planned

Details

  • The Project is envisioned as a natural gas transportation corridor that can allow for up to two pipelines with total design capacity of 8.4 billion cubic feet per day in a single right-of-way, creating an opportunity for multiple LNG projects to the Prince Rupert area, with as small a footprint as possible.
  • Service of the initial, approximately 850-kilometre and up to 4.2 billion cubic feet per day natural gas pipeline is currently expected to commence around the end of decade
  • The pipeline will supply gas to the BG Group Prince Rupert LNG Export Terminal

History

  • 2012 - Project agreement announced
  • 2014 - Project Submits Environmental Assessment Certificate Application
  • 2014 - Environmental Assessment Certificate awarded by the Government of British Columbia

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Links

  1. Spectra Announces Project Development Agreement with BG Group for New Natural Gas Transportation System in British Columbia
  2. Spectra Energy's Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project Submits Environmental Assessment Certificate Application
  3. Spectra Energy's Proposed Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project Receives Environmental Assessment Certificate

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