Policy & Regulation

LNG Canada at risk from potential Coastal GasLink delay

TransCanada’s proposed Coastal GasLink could be facing years of delays after a local environmentalist argued that Canada’s National Energy Board should have reviewed it
By Staff reporter 1 August 2018 0 31972

TransCanada’s proposed Coastal GasLink could be facing years of delays after a local environmentalist argued that Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) should have reviewed the 670 km-long pipeline, The Globe and Mail reported on Tuesday.

The development could disrupt Shell’s decision to make an FID on its LNG Canada project, which the pipeline would feed.

The environmentalist, Mike Sawyer, argued the NEB should conduct a hearing into whether the pipeline falls under federal instead of provincial jurisdiction.

If the pipeline comes under...