TransCanada to apply for Environmental Certificate on proposed Coastal GasLink Pipeline

The proposal includes the installation of permanent facilities such as compressor stations at up to eight locations and and a meter station at up to three locations. As part of construction ancillary sites like access roads, temporary bridges, storage areas for equipment and pipe, and construction camps for workers will need to be built.

It would initially have the capacity to flow approximately two to three billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. With further expansion, it could deliver up to approximately 5.0 billion cubic feet per day.

Once regulatory approvals have been received construction on the proposed project would begin in 2015 or 2016 and be commissioned by the end of the decade.