Entries by Robin Rowland from 10/2012

TransCanada Plans Natural Gas Pipeline Over Rugged Mountain Route To Kitimat

| Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada British Columbia

TransCanada plans a rugged over-mountain route for its proposed Coastal Gaslink pipeline to the Shell Canada liquified natural gas project in Kitimat, B.C., company officials said this week in two presentations. The pipeline would initially carry 1.7 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day from the Montney Formation region of northeastern B.C. over 700 kilometres from Groundbirch, near Dawson Creek, to Kitimat.

Lessons From The Quake: Kitimat Needs Better Emergency Communications Than Faxes

| Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia

How the evening unfolded after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit Haida Gwaii show that the emergency communication system in Kitimat -- the end site of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and at least three planned LNG plants -- needs immediate improvement. For example, it appears from reports in the Kitimat Daily and tweets about the Northern Sentinel that Kitimat emergency services was sending information out by fax.