Proposed Projects

Eighteen liquefied natural gas proposals were proposed in northern BC in 2013/2014, making the scale of proposed development unprecedented. Since then, many projects have been cancelled due to market conditions and local concerns over siting. Some of the ongoing proposed projects are simply speculative, while others have cleared environmental assessments and obtained export licenses. In one case, LNG Canada, a final investment decision has been reached.

Each of the proposals is operating independently from one another, meaning they each have or had separate environmental assessment deadlines, open houses, site locations and pipeline routes. This has made it very challenging for local residents to keep track and meaningfully engage with each proposal. 

       Pipelines Map                                      FACILITIES MAP                                   TABLE OF PROPOSED PROJECTS   
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PACIFIC NORTHWEST LNG AND PRINCE RUPERT GAS TRANSMISSION PROJECT

Petronas | Japex | Petroleum Brunei | TransCanada Pipelines Corp. | Indian Oil Corp. | Sinopec

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PRINCE RUPERT LNG AND WESTCOAST CONNECTOR GAS TRANSMISSION PROJECT

Royal Dutch Shell | Spectra

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LNG CANADA GAS AND COASTAL GASLINK PIPELINE

Shell Canada | Korea Gas Corp. | Mitsubishi Corporation | PetroChina Company Ltd. | TransCanada Pipelines Corp.

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KITIMAT LNG AND PACIFIC TRAIL PIPELINES

Chevron | Woodside Petroleum (Apache withdrew in July 2014, Woodside joined in Dec 2014)

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DOUGLAS CHANNEL ENERGY PARTNERSHIP AND PACIFIC NORTHERN GAS LOOPING PROJECT

Alta Gas Ltd. | Idemitsu Kosan Co. | EDF Trading Ltd. | EXMAR NV| Pacific Northern Gas

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OTHER PROPOSALS

There are several more unconventional gas and LNG export proposals for northern BC. They are at various stages of development but have not yet entered the environmental assessment process.

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