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Project Information

  • North Montney Detailed Route hearing has been cancelled as parties have withdrawn [Filing A75056]. If you have any questions please contact us by calling 1-800-899-1265 (toll-free) or by email at
  • The National Energy Board (NEB) will hold a detailed route hearing in response to a written statement of opposition to a portion of the proposed detailed route of the North Montney Project.
  • The NEB will convene an oral public hearing beginning on Tuesday, 23 February 2016 at 9:00 AM (local time) in Dawson Creek, BC. See the Hearing Order [Filing A74475], which sets out the procedures to be followed.
  • The detailed route hearing will relate only to the Groundbirch Compressor Station (SW 35-78-16W6) and will only be concerned with:
    • The best possible detailed route of the pipeline; and
    • The most appropriate methods and timing of constructing the pipeline.
  • The NEB will not reconsider matters that were addressed in the North Montney Project (GH-001-2014) hearing [Folder 1060220], such as the need for the project.

Key Milestones

  • 4 December 2015: Hearing Order MH-001-2015 issued [Filing A74475]
  • 4 December 2015 to 8 January 2016: Application to Participate process

Detailed Route Map

Groundbirch Compressor Station Map

Groundbirch Compressor Station Map

View larger PDF version [PDF 1603 KB]

Support for Participants

Process Advisor

The main role of a Process Advisor is to support you if you participate in the hearing. They can also answer questions about the NEB’s process. You can us by calling 1-800-899-1265 (toll-free) or emailing

Application to Participate

The Application to Participate (ATP) process was held from 4 December 2015 to 8 January 2016. The process is now closed.

Once the Board reviews all of the applications, and makes a decision on who can participate and how (Intervenor or Commenter), a list of participants will be issued.

The Board will decide if late applications will be accepted and whether you will be allowed to participate. Please contact the Process Advisor to discuss the filing process for a late application to participate.


Email is not a valid method of filing regulatory documents with the NEB. Applications to participate received by email will not be considered.


Regulatory Documents

During the National Energy Board's review of this Project, all evidence, letters of comment, NEB decisions and other relevant documents must be filed with the NEB and placed on the NEB’s online document repository. These documents are all accessible to the public. You can find these documents here: [Folder 2858333]


NEB Contacts

Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265
Facsimile (toll free): 1-877-288-8803

For questions about the NEB's hearing process, please contact:

Process Advisor
Canada Energy Regulator
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265
Facsimile: 403-292-5503
Facsimile (toll free): 1-877-288-8803

For media inquiries, please contact:

Media Relations Team
Canada Energy Regulator
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265

Company Contacts

If you have questions about the project, including whether or not the pipeline could cross your property, please contact NGTL at 1-855-458-6713, email or visit their website.

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