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Project updates

Lower Mainland System Upgrades

FortisBC Gas Line Upgrades

Latest Update

Gas line upgrades move to the next stage

Construction on our gas line upgrades is nearing completion in Burnaby and Coquitlam, and crews are now moving to the next stage. This includes testing the new lines and connecting them to our existing system, as well as installing valves. There w...

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Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline project

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Geotechnical work begins on forest service roads in Indian River Valley

As our project planning continues, we are now starting to carry out geotechnical work along forest service roads in the Indian River Valley. Geotechnical investigations involve drilling narrow, vertical holes so we can learn more about the soil an...

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Tilbury LNG expansion project

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FortisBC secures first export contract for Tilbury LNG

FortisBC has entered into its first term supply agreement to produce liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Top Speed Energy Corp. to export to China. This term supply agreement is an unprecedented development in Canada’s LNG export industry and was made po...

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Pattullo Bridge Gas Line Replacement

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Pattullo Gas Line Replacement project kicks off

Work is underway reviewing options to replace our gas line on the Pattullo Bridge, ahead of the bridge being replaced and decommissioned in 2024. We expect to select a preferred option later this year and to file an application for a Certificate o...

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Inland Gas Upgrades

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Major milestone achieved

After years of planning, assessments and consultation, we’ve submitted an application for approval to our regulator, the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) in December 2018. This project will represent a significant investment into BC’s natural gas sy...

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