Authorities say a crew hit the gas line at a construction project.
The proposed expansion is a response to demand from producers operating near the BC-Alberta boundary.
Province has set out 17 conditions for the Towerbirch expansion project’s approval.
Includes the sale of its remaining 11.8% interest in the Portland Natural Gas Transmission System.
Expects to apply to the National Energy Board for approval in Q3 next year.
2014 incident shot flames 30 metres into the air.
Vaughan pipeline will link existing mainline system and the 11-kilometre King’s North Connection.
Deal is worth $2.1 billion.
The companies are key partners in the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline that will serve the eastern part of South Carolina.
Keyera Corp. said toxic gas got into the pipeline after an “operational upset” at its Simonette gas plant last week.
Plans include pipeline from Texas.
Will now consider possible sale of the company.
US-based BlackRock and First Reserve investment firms acquire 45% stake to extend pipeline and complete the project.
BC Liberals says it is seeking more similar deals, which include skills training and environmental projects.
Says demand from shippers has increased for production from its Nova natural gas pipeline.