Coastal GasLink Pipeline Route

Section 1, Wilde Lake

Details

Location:

West of Dawson Creek to south of Chetwynd

Length:

92 Kilometers

Prime Contractor:

Surerus Murphy Joint Venture, AECON (Facilities)

Workforce Accommodations:

Sanataa Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

72%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

107

workers at Sanataa Lodge

Recent Updates

June 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Completed grading across the section
  • Completed 60” ream drilling bore for Murray River Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)
  • Continued Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) mitigation
Look Ahead
  • Complete installation of the Murray River HDD with pull-in pipeline segment (completed June 11)
  • Resume Sukunka River HDD activities including casing installation and initiate pilot drilling
  • Resume mainline pipeline construction activities including blasting, stringing, bending, welding and special section works

*All schedules are subject to change

June 18, 2021

Wilde Lake Compressor Station Update

Key Activities
  • Continued civil, concrete and piping/structural installations
  • Field welding of piping commenced
  • Offsite fabrication (piping and structural steel) progressing
Look Ahead
  • Concrete foundation work to re-commence
  • Continued onsite pipe and steel structure installations
  • Continue auxiliary buildings delivery and integration
  • Commence raising of the compressor unit building
  • Fabrication of pipe and structural steel offsite

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 2

Details

Location:

South of Chetwynd to east of McLeod Lake

Length:

48 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Surerus Murphy Joint Venture

Workforce Accommodations:

Mt. Merrick Lodge and Sukunka Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

11%

of grading completed

2.1%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

223

workers in Sukunka Lodge

Recent Updates

June 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Completed ESC mitigation for the season
  • Continued construction of Mt. Merrick Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Continue monitoring ESC mitigations
  • Opening Mt. Merrick Lodge for operation scheduled for June
  • Start mainline pipeline construction activities including access, topsoil stripping, grading, blasting, stringing, bending, welding, coating, trenching, lower-in and backfill

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 3

Details

Location:

East of McLeod Lake to north of Prince George

Length:

104 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

SA Energy Group

Workforce Accommodations:

Parsnip Lodge

Performance At A Glance

94%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

27%

of grading completed

8.9%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

26

workers at Parsnip Lodge

Recent Updates

June 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Parsnip Lodge closed for end of spring break-up
  • Continued ESC mitigation
Look Ahead
  • Maintain ESC monitoring
  • Reopen Parsnip Lodge
  • Drone activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 4

Details

Location:

North of Prince George to northwest of Vanderhoof

Length:

93 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

SA Energy Group

Workforce Accommodations:

Vanderhoof Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

90%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

272

workers at Vanderhoof Lodge

Recent Updates

June 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Continued ESC mitigation
Look Ahead
  • Maintain ESC monitoring
  • Resume machine cleanup activities
  • Drone activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 5

Details

Location:

North of Vanderhoof to south of Burns Lake

Length:

82 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Inc. (PAPC)

Workforce Accommodations:

Little Rock Lake Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

36%

of grading completed

5.5%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

0

workers at Little Rock Lake Lodge

Recent Updates

June 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Little Rock Lake Lodge closed for end of spring break-up
  • ESC monitoring and maintenance, as required
  • Fencing work completed for pond and drainage works at Little Rock Lake Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Start access and grubbing/grading works
  • Remobilization and qualification of welders
  • Re-start mainline activities including bending, stringing and grading
  • Re-open Little Rock Lake Lodge
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 6

Details

Location:

South of Burns Lake to south of Houston

Length:

85 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Inc. (PAPC)

Workforce Accommodations:

7 Mile Lodge

Performance At A Glance

99%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

56%

of grading completed

17%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

238

workers at 7 Mile Lodge

Recent Updates

June 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Limited access works ongoing
  • ESC monitoring and maintenance, as required
Look Ahead
  • Remobilization and qualifications of welders
  • Restart of mainline activities, including trenching, welding, coating and backfilling
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 7

Details

Location:

South of Houston to north of Morice Lake

Length:

78 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Inc. (PAPC)

Workforce Accommodations:

Huckleberry Lodge

Performance At A Glance

79%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

0%

of grading completed

0%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

129

workers at Huckleberry Lodge

Recent Updates

June 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Ongoing clearing activities and associated access road work conducted as needed
  • Ongoing civil works and ESC works at Huckleberry Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Continue clearing and support for ESC and compliance activities
  • Start construction of Huckleberry accommodation main phase
  • Preparations to start access and grading works
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 8, Kitimat

Details

Location:

North of Morice Lake to Kitimat

Length:

84 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Section 8 East: Macro Spiecapag Joint Venture (MSJV). Section 8 West: Ledcor-Haisla Limited Partnership (LHLP). Facilities: Aecon

Workforce Accommodations:

Sitka Lodge, Hunter Creek Lodge, P2 Lodge, 9A Lodge

Performance At A Glance

77%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

39%

of grading completed

5%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

350

workers at Sitka Lodge, Hunter Creek Lodge and 9A Lodge

Recent Updates

June 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Ongoing critical access works
  • Ongoing critical ESC monitoring and maintenance
  • Platform development and accommodation works for P2 Lodge in Section 8 East
Look Ahead

Section 8 consists of Section 8 East and Section 8 West, marked at 612.7 KP. Read about it here.

  • Resume grading work
  • Commence crossing installations
  • One traffic notification is in place: Kitamaat Village Road until the end of the year to accommodate equipment moves
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required, as well as burning along Section 8 East

*All schedules are subject to change

June 18, 2021


Kitimat Meter Station

Key Activities
  • North settlement pond expansion and bypass ditch construction underway
  • Three successful small bore hydrotests and one successful large bore hydrotest completed
Look Ahead
  • Complete remaining large bore hydrotest
  • Complete de-watering, drying and reinstatement of piping
  • Complete North settlement pond and bypass ditch construction
  • Potential traffic interruptions on the South Hirsch Mainline are anticipated later in June to accommodate communications fiber installation.
  • Prepare for mechanical completion at the end of June

*All schedules are subject to change

Coastal GasLink's approved route prioritizes the best option for the environment and surrounding communities, as well as the safe delivery of natural gas from northeastern B.C. to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat, B.C.

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