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Tilbury Phase 1 LNG Expansion project

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FortisBC applies to extend existing air quality permit

FortisBC has applied to Metro Vancouver to extend the existing air quality permit for the Tilbury LNG expansion facility, also known as Tilbury 1A. LNG has been produced at Tilbury since 1971. The Tilbury LNG expansion facility has been operating ...

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Pattullo Gas Line Replacement

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Lakefield Drive full road closure required

As early as January 4, 2022, we’ll be starting work on a section of Lakefield Drive that will require a full road closure. This is due to our worksite being located in the centre of the road in the area to avoid third-party utilities. The area affect...

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Inland Gas Upgrades

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Upcoming geotechnical investigations in Kenna Cartwright Nature Park, Kamloops

To prepare for upgrading our gas line in Kamloops in 2022, we will be carrying out geotechnical investigations in Kenna Cartwright Park starting November 9 until early December. These investigations will involve drilling narrow, vertical holes so we ...

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Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline project

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EAO decision on EGP project changes

The Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has approved project changes introduced to reflect community feedback and technical advancements. The approved changes will amend FortisBC’s existing Environmental Assessment Certificate, which the project re...

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Okanagan Capacity Upgrade

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Upcoming survey work along the proposed route

Starting April 26, our crews will be working along the proposed gas line route to gather survey information that supports engineering design, construction and environmental work. This work does not require excavation or ground disturbance, and will a...

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Tilbury Phase 2 LNG Expansion project

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Detailed project description filed with BC EAO

Following a period of extended early engagement, the proposed Tilbury Phase 2 LNG Expansion is entering a new phase of the environmental assessment process. The detailed project description has been filed with the BC Environmental Assessment Office (...

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Transmission System Upgrades

Interior Transmission System Upgrades

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Engagement underway to support project planning

We’ve started engaging with stakeholders, Indigenous groups and those living and working near the project worksites to gather feedback that will help us prepare our application for the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC). We expect to submit...

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Transmission System Upgrades

Coastal Transmission System Upgrades

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Project application filed

Today marks a major step forward as we file our project application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity with the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC). The Coastal Transmission System Upgrades project will update our natural gas system at ...

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