B.C. Approves Pacific NorthWest LNG Export Terminal Feeder Pipeline

The Globe and Mail reports that the British Columbia (B.C.) Oil and Gas Commission has granted approval to TransCanada to construct and operate the C$5 billion, 900 kilometer Prince Rupert Gas Transmission pipeline, which would provide access to Montney gas supplies for the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNWLNG) export terminal on Lelu Island, near Prince Rupert, B.C.  The PNWLNG terminal is majority sponsored by Malaysian state oil company Petronas.  According to the press release, the pipeline must still receive federal approval from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.




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