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

Workforce Accommodations:

One Workforce Accommodation – Sanataa Lodge, and one short-term Workforce Accommodation at Sunset Prairie Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

100%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

170

workers at Sunset Prairie Lodge

Recent Updates

December 21, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continued pre-winterization Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) mitigation and maintenance
  • Progressed machine and final clean-up activities
  • Completed piping for Mainline Block Valve 4 installation; continued mechanical installation
Look Ahead
  • Complete pre-winter ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Complete Mainline Block Valve 4 testing and tie-ins
  • Complete clean-up activities for 2022 and demobilize clean-up crews until summer 2023

*All schedules are subject to change

December 21, 2022

Wilde Lake Compressor Station Update

Key Activities
  • Overall construction surpassed 98%
  • Continue backfill activities throughout the yard to near completion
  • Winter prep underway with deficiency list clean up to facilitate turnover to commissioning
  • Progressed electrical and instrumentation work to near completion
Look Ahead
  • Continue backfill activities throughout the site in January, weather permitting
  • Progress electrical and instrumentation installation across compressor station and meter station areas
  • Continue turnover to commissioning

*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:

Two Workforce Accommodations – Mt. Merrick Lodge and Sukunka Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

97.5%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

483

workers in Sukunka Lodge and Mt. Merrick Lodge

Recent Updates

December 21, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continued ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Progressed mechanical installation through Mount Merrick Special Section (KP 117-122)
  • Progressed mechanical installation at the Headwall Special Section (KP 138-140)
Look Ahead
  • Complete pre-winter ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Progress mechanical installation through Mount Merrick Special Section (KP 117-122)
  • Progress mechanical pipe installation through Headwall Special Section (KP 138-140) including watercourse and wetland crossing at KP 139.7
  • Demobilize mechanical installation crews for holiday break; return in January for additional mechanical installation
  • Demobilize Mount Merrick Lodge facility in December 2022

*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:

One Workforce Accommodation – Parsnip Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

83.2%

of grading completed

64.6%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

1,164

workers at Parsnip Lodge

Recent Updates

December 21, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continued development of Work Execution Plans (WEP) For Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) compliance
  • Continued grading, stringing and bending work in the glaciolacustrine clay area between KP 149-165
  • Continued access, grubbing and grading activities at KP 143-149 toward Headwall Special Section
  • Began access, grubbing and blasting between KP 140- 143 (supported by SMJV)
  • Completed grading and continued mainline work between KP 165-180
  • Continued tie-ins and machine clean up from Season 3 work
  • Continued ESC mitigation and maintenance • Continued Mount Bracey valve site development
  • Completed in-line inspection (ILI) tool run between KP 190-212
Look Ahead
  • Continue to develop and submit WEPs to EAO
  • Continue access, grading, drilling and blasting between KP 140-149
  • Continue grade and mainline work between KP 149-165 and KP 165-180
  • Continue Mount Bracey valve site development
  • Continued ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Ramp down crews for holiday break

*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:

One Workforce Accommodation – Vanderhoof Lodge (Decommissioned)

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

100%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

0

workers at Vanderhoof Lodge

Recent Updates

December 21, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continued ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Continued final clean-up activities at Racoon Lake Valve site
Look Ahead
  • Continued focus on ESC monitoring
  • Monitor results of reclamation at Vanderhoof Lodge site
  • Complete final clean-up
  • Complete permanent access roads to valve sites

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 5

Details

Location:

North of Vanderhoof to south of Burns Lake

Length:

54 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Nadleh-Macro

Workforce Accommodations:

One Workforce Accommodation – Little Rock Lake Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

84.6%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

480

workers at Little Rock Lake Lodge

Recent Updates

December 21, 2022

Key Activities
  • Completed civil activities; complete Mainline activities from KP 337-378
  • Completed two caliper tool runs and tie-ins
  • Continue construction activities at Fraser Cliff
  • Endako River trenchless crossing deferred to January 2023
  • Started mainline activities between KP 391-397
  • Started mainline work including freeze down activities between KP 397 and KP 419
  • Started MLVB-10 and MLBV-11 installations
  • Continued ESC monitoring and maintenance
Look Ahead
  • Continue with ESC monitoring and maintenance
  • Complete construction activities at Fraser Cliff
  • Complete mainline construction activities between KP 379-389
  • Complete remaining tie-ins
  • Complete hydrotest activities on all Test Sections
  • Continue mainline construction activities from KP 391- 397 and start crossing and tie-in work
  • Continue reclamation activities

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 6

Details

Location:

South of Burns Lake to south of Houston

Length:

116 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Michels Canada

Workforce Accommodations:

One Workforce Accommodation – 7 Mile Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

94.5%

of grading completed

52.5%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

608

workers at 7 Mile Lodge

Recent Updates

December 21, 2022

Key Activities
  • Completed mainline backfill, cathodic protection installation and tie-ins between KP 442-458
  • Completed cleaning runs and other prerequisites in preparation for hydrostatic testing between KP 439- 458
  • Completed installation and restoration of watercourse crossing SHAR-31 at KP 030+952
  • Started preparations and isolation on two watercourse crossings at KP 425 and KP 420
Look Ahead
  • Continue mainline activities
  • Complete isolation and pipe installation at two watercourse crossings KP 425 and KP 420
  • Complete pile installation of Mainline Block Valve 14 at Parrott Lakes future compressor station
  • Complete restoration of watercourse crossing at SHAR28
  • Continue site preparations and pipe works at Allin Creek watercourse crossing
  • Complete hydrotest activities between KP 439-458
  • Continue with ESC monitoring and maintenance

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 7

Details

Location:

South of Houston to north of Morice Lake

Length:

77 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

OJ Pipelines in partnership with Natanlii Development Corporation (Skin Tyee Nation), Yinka Dene Economic Development Limited Partnership (Wet’suwet’en First Nation) and Kyah Development Corporation (Witset First Nation)

Workforce Accommodations:

One Workforce Accommodation – Huckleberry Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

67.6%

of grading completed

32.4%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

1,229

workers at Huckleberry Lodge

Recent Updates

December 21, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continue mainline activities including grubbing, grading, ditching and lowering-in
  • Ongoing activities for tie-ins and watercourse crossings
  • Ongoing planning to prepare site for winter
  • Continued ESC monitoring and maintenance
Look Ahead
  • Continue ESC monitoring and maintenance
  • Continue mainline activities for grubbing, grading, ditching and lowering-in
  • Continue grade and ditch blasting
  • Progress tie-ins and watercourse crossings
  • Progressing work at the Morice River water crossing

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 8, Kitimat

Details

Location:

North of Morice Lake to Kitimat

Length:

84 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

East of KM 612.7: Macro Spiecapag Joint Venture (MSJV). West of KM 612.7: Ledcor-Haisla Limited Partnership (LHLP). Facilities: Aecon

Workforce Accommodations:

Four Workforce Accommodations – Sitka Lodge, Hunter Creek Lodge, P2 Lodge, 9A Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

98.7%

of grading completed

87.7%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

1,386

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

Recent Updates

December 21, 2022

Section 8 East

Key Activities
  • Continued sheet piling at Clore River
  • Continue key watercourse crossing re-instatement and isolation followed by lowering-in and backfill
  • Progress mechanical activities between KP 604-612
  • Completed cleaning, gauging and set up for hydrotesting of Test Section 2B
Look Ahead
  • Continue watercourse crossing installations and reinstatements
  • Continue sheet piling at Clore River; mobilize subcontractor for pump installation
  • Complete welding, coating, lowering in, backfill and tieins at Bernie Gorge forecasted for the new year
  • Progress trenching, lowering in, backfill and tie-ins at KP 604-612
  • Continue backfill and tie-ins at KP 597-604
  • Continue ESC maintenance and monitoring

*All schedules are subject to change

December 21, 2022


Section 8 West

Key Activities
  • Continued mainline and back-end pipe installation
  • Completed pipe installation at key watercourse crossings; continued pipe installation at other priority watercourse crossings
  • Progressed work at Steep Slopes 3, 6 and 10
  • Progressed Cable Crane Hill blasting, excavation and pipe backfill
  • Completed hydrotesting and caliper run of Test Sections 10 and 11
Look Ahead
  • Continue watercourse crossing installations
  • Continue Cable Crane Hill civil and backfill to the extent weather permits
  • Complete glaciomarine clay area design
  • Continue mainline pipe install in North Hirsch area (KP 627- 633)
  • Complete final drying of Test Sections 10 and 11
  • Continue ESC maintenance and monitoring

*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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