SURREY, B.C. – FortisBC has announced that it has filed an initial project description with regulators to begin the federal impact assessment and provincial environmental assessment processes for the Tilbury Phase Two LNG Expansion Project.

According to FortisBC, if approved, the project may involve:

If approved, FortisBC expects construction to start as early as 2022 and be complete by 2028.

The Tilbury LNG facility is already producing LNG for marine customers and for customers overseas. FortisBC says the Project will enable Tilbury to produce more LNG to meet the increasing demand for LNG.