NEB Receives Application from Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline to Expand Capacity on its System
21 March, 2002

CALGARY, March 20 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board has received an application from Maritimes & Northeast Pipelines Management Ltd. (M&NP) to construct additional facilities on its natural gas pipeline system in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

M&NP proposes to construct one custody transfer meter station and four compressor stations (CS) on its mainline as follows:

  • one Custody Transfer Meter Station to be located at approximately 1.1 kilometre downstream of the existing Goldboro Meter Station;
  • CS 1 - Concord, Nova Scotia - to be located approximately 15 kilometres south of New Glasgow near Concord;
  • CS 2 - Amherst Head, Nova Scotia - to be located approximately 24 kilometres northeast of Amherst and 14 kilometres east of the Nova Scotia/New Brunswick border;
  • CS-3 - New Canaan, New Brunswick - to be located in Westmorland County approximately 16 kilometres north of Route 112; and,
  • CS-4 - Tracyville, New Brunswick - to be located approximately 20 kilometres south of Fredericton, New Brunswick.

M&NP stated that these facilities are required to provide transmission service to PanCanadian Petroleum Limited of 11.3 million cubic metres (400 million cubic feet) per day of natural gas commencing in 2005.

The estimated cost of the facilities is $190.8 million.

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