Pioneer Gas Pipeline
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Pioneer Gas Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline in Canada.
The pipeline runs from Tidewater Midstream’s Brazeau River natural gas complex located 49 km west of Drayton Valley, Alberta to TransAlta’s Sundance and Keephills generating stations near Wabamum, Alberta.
- Owner: TransAlta 50%, Tidewater Midstream 50%
- Capacity: 130 milllion cubic feet per day
- Length: 131 km / 81.4 mi
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 2019
The pipeline was proposed as a joint venture between TransAlta and Tidewater Midstream in December 2017. Construction began in November 2018 and the pipeline was commissioned in October 2019. Initial capacity is 130 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) but may later be expanded to 440 MMcf/d.
Articles and resources
- Premier Kenney helps turn the taps on new natural gas pipeline, Global News, Oct. 18k, 2019
- Asset Data, IJGlobal, accessed Aug. 27, 2020
- New natural gas line for TransAlta switch off coal to be completed ahead of schedule, JWN Energy, May 15, 2019