Westcoast Energy Inc., Vancouver, B.C., has asked Canada's National Energy Board for a permit to build a 320 MMcfd gas processing plant as part of its Fort St. John, B.C., expansion program.
The new Aitken Creek plant, 130 km north of Fort St. John, is to replace Westcoast's existing 78 MMcfd Aitken Creek plant. Westcoast also operates its 620 MMcfd McMahon gas processing plant in the area.
The company plans to expand its Fort St. John gas pipeline system with addition of lines, compressors, and related facilities to handle additional gas volumes destined for processing.
Project cost is $265.5 million (Canadian)...