Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project

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Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project is a proposed natural gas pipeline.[1]


The pipeline would run from Montney, British Columbia, to the proposed Prince Rupert LNG facility near Ridley Island, British Columbia.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Enbridge
  • Parent Company: Enbridge, BG Group
  • Capacity: 4200 million cubic feet per day
  • Length: 534.4 miles / 860 km[2]
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Cost: US$6.7 billion[2]
  • Start Year: 2020


The proposed pipeline would be operated by Enbridge, and owned by Enbridge and BG Group.[1] The pipeline would have brought natural gas to the proposed Prince Rupert LNG facility.[3] The Prince Rupert LNG facility was canceled in March 2016, resulting in the cancellation of the Westcoast Connector.[4]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project, Hydrocarbons-Technology, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 Asset Data, IJGlobal, accessed Aug. 27, 2020
  3. 2016 Canadian Natural Gas Pipeline Report: Pushing for More Natural Gas Pipelines in Canada, Trenchless Technology, Oct. 18, 2061
  4. Where Will TransCanada Corporation Be in 10 Years?, The Motley Fool, May 16, 2017

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