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

91%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

165

workers at Sanataa Lodge

Recent Updates

September 22, 2021

Key Activities
  • Initiated construction corridor clean-up
  • Completed 60” ream and made initial attempt at Sukunka River crossing pull-in before experiencing equipment failure; Reconditioning HDD borehole and updating execution plan to re-attempt pull-in
  • Continued Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) mitigation
Look Ahead
  • Continue Mainline Construction, water crossings, special sections, hydrotesting and construction corridor clean-up
  • Complete installation of crossing pipe for Sukunka River HDD
  • Continue ESC mitigation

*All schedules are subject to change

September 22, 2021

Wilde Lake Compressor Station Update

Key Activities
  • Large bore piping installation progressed in all open work front areas
  • Compressor building installation near completion for Unit A1
  • Auxiliary building integration progressed
  • Electrical and instrumentation work continues
Look Ahead
  • Compressor building for Unit A2 to be completed, Unit A3 to commence
  • Piping installation and welding to continue at site, including North/South sour bottle piping corridor
  • Electrical and Instrumentation installation to progress
  • Near completion of off-site fabrication of pipe and structural steel

*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

61%

of grading completed

9.4%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

553

workers in Sukunka Lodge and Mt. Merrick Lodge

Recent Updates

September 22, 2021

Key Activities
  • Continued ESC mitigation
  • Progressing stripping, access and grading; Initiated pipeline construction in areas of steep grade requiring specialized construction techniques at Burnt Mountain and Mount Merrick
  • Completed civil works and equipment set-up for Burnt River DPI installation
Look Ahead
  • Continue stripping, access, grading and blasting, trenching, lower-in and backfill
  • Progress Burnt Mountain and Mount Merrick Special Section works
  • Continue ESC mitigation

*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

37.5%

of grading completed

14.3%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

906

workers at Parsnip Lodge

Recent Updates

August 22, 2021

Key Activities
  • Completed removal of temporary ESC measures and regrade of construction corridor
  • Continuing post-spring road repairs
  • Began drilling and blasting of grade rock, grading, stringing, and bending activities
Look Ahead
  • Continue mainline work and ramp up of remaining crews; begin welding, coating, lower-in, and backfill
  • Begin entry and exit site development for Parsnip DPI

*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

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

91%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

619

workers at Vanderhoof Lodge

Recent Updates

September 22, 2021

Key Activities
  • Completed grade and stringing
  • Progressed bending, tie-ins, Machine Cleanup and Final cleanup
  • Preparing for hydrotest from KP297-337
  • Began grading Racoon Lake site, and continued civil work and fabrication at Clear Creek site
  • Ramping down Vanderhoof Lodge capacity in preparation for closure
Look Ahead
  • Complete mainline installation of final portion of Section 4 and hydrotest
  • Continue tie-ins, machine cleanup, and final cleanup
  • Continue ramp down and closure of Vanderhoof Lodge
  • Continue fabrication at Clear Creek MLBV site
  • Mobilize crew and begin equipment setup for Salmon River DPI

*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:

One Workforce Accommodation – Little Rock Lake Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

78.7%

of grading completed

28.8%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

341

workers at Little Rock Lake Lodge

Recent Updates

September 22, 2021

Key Activities
  • Mainline crews progressing with access, grubbing, grading, stringing, bending, welding, lowering-in and backfill
  • ESC monitoring and maintenance
Look Ahead
  • Continue mainline construction activities

*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:

One Workforce Accommodation – 7 Mile Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

57%

of grading completed

23,8%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

426

workers at 7 Mile Lodge

Recent Updates

August 19, 2021

Key Activities
  • Mainline construction including welding, coating, lowering-in, backfill and machine clean-up
  • ESC monitoring and maintenance
Look Ahead
  • Continue mainline construction activities

*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:

One Workforce Accommodation – Huckleberry Lodge

Performance At A Glance

91%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

0.1%

of grading completed

0%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

216

workers at Huckleberry Lodge

Recent Updates

September 22, 2021

Key Activities
  • ESC maintenance and housekeeping
  • Access scope at Gosnell Creek Counterbores in Houston Pipe Yard
Look Ahead
  • Continue Huckleberry Lodge construction
  • Continue clearing, mulching and heli-logging
  • Continue support for ESC, commitment and compliance activities

*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

83%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

58.7%

of grading completed

8.2%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

1034

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

Recent Updates

September 22, 2021

Section 8 East

Key Activities
  • Grubbing, stripping, grading, stringing and hauling joints
  • Workforce accommodations works at P2; Phase 3 operational in September
Look Ahead

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

  • Ongoing preparations for mainline welding
  • Commence installation of Bernie Gorge Bridge

*All schedules are subject to change

September 22, 2021


Section 8 West

Key Activities
  • Clearing in Section 8W (forecast to complete in early October)
  • Ongoing critical access works
  • Ongoing ESC monitoring and maintenance
Look Ahead
  • Continue grading work
  • Pulling of Cable Crane Cables commences
  • Workforce accommodation Hunter Creek expansion – operations

*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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