Kitimat LNG Sponsors Sign Pipeline Capacity Agreements

TransCanada Corporation announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL), has signed agreements with Kitimat LNG sponsors Chevron Canada Limited and Apache Canada Ltd. for 1.9 Bcf/day of firm natural gas transportation capacity on the proposed Merrick Mainline Pipeline Project (Merrick Mainline).  The Merrick Mainline will transport gas from the NGTL system to an interconnection with the proposed Pacific Trail Pipeline to provide gas supplies to the proposed Kitimat LNG Terminal in British Columbia.  Subject to regulatory approvals and a positive final investment decision for the Kitimat LNG project, the Merrick Mainline is expected to begin service in the first quarter of 2020.

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