Prince George, B.C. – Spectra Energy is continuing work to get their natural gas pipeline network, as well as the Pine River gas plant back up and running after several sections of pipeline were exposed during last month’s flooding in the South Peace, according to an article in 250 News.
Spectra’s lead Government and Community Relations person Jay Morrison said that “the exposures and daylighting occurred in the Peace River Regional District near Chetwynd” Daylighting occurs when buried pipeline is exposed after overburden near the pipeline is removed. Both the Pine River gas plant and Spectra’s transmission network suffered from erosion effects because of the floods.
Morrison added that at this time, the Pine River gas plant remains offline, but that its shutdown is not expected to impact the overall amount of natural gas moving through the company’s pipelines.