Enbridge has said it wants to get its pipeline capacity up to 80 per cent after the unexplained explosion near Prince George last month.
FortisBC says a hotter-than-usual summer in most of North America increased electricity demand.
Gas distribution company says it expects to supply up to 7.8 million litres of LNG to three new vessels starting in 2016.
Energy utility says rate could save some customers up to $200 annually.
Stringent emissions regulations coming in 2015-2016 means vessel owners will need to use lower sulphur distillate fuel.