The B.C.Oil and Gas Commission granted AltaGas Ltd. a permit to construct, own and operate aproposed North Pine liquids separation facility near Fort St. John, BritishColumbia.
Thefacility would connect to other AltaGas infrastructure in British Columbia,including the Ridley Island propane export terminal, and is expected to serveMontney producers, according to a Sept. 29 news release.
The NorthPine project is designed to process up to 20,000 barrels per day of C3+ andhandle up to 20,000 bbls/d of C5+. It would also be supported by two liquidssupply lines under development, which would connect the facility to the AlaskaHighway truck terminal.
Thefacility and the liquids supply lines have an estimated cost of C$190 millionto C$210 million. Regulatory approval for the supply lines, filed with thecommission in August, is expected by the fourth quarter of 2016, while a finalinvestment decision on the facility is expected be reached during the sameperiod.