Application for Approval of the 2021 Pipeline Decommission Program

Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) is proposing to decommission the Carson Creek Lateral natural gas pipeline, of which an approximately 6 km portion crosses the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Whitecourt (IR 32) Reserve Lands near Whitecourt, Alberta. NGTL has determined that the facilities are not necessary to meet customers' future natural gas transportation demands and will permanently cease operations resulting in a discontinuance of service. The portion of the pipeline that crosses the federal lands will be decommissioned in place and no physical activities or disturbance is planned to occur on the federal lands. The proposed date for pipeline decommissioning is Q4 2023. Further information regarding the work to be undertaken can be found on the Canada Energy Regulator's website, under Filing ID C20624.

Latest update

January 03, 2024 - The assessment decision statement has been issued to the proponent.


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Canada Energy Regulator
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Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A8
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  • Location

    • Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Whitecourt (IR 32) Reserve Lands (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Oil and Gas
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Nova Gas Transmission Ltd.
  • Authorities

    • Canada Energy Regulator
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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