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Project Information

NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) filed its regulatory application for the Wolverine River Lateral Loop (Carmon Creek Section) Project on 25 March 2014. The project, if approved, would be located in the northwestern part of Alberta, and would involve the construction and operation of a new sweet natural gas pipeline measuring up to 508 mm (20 inches) in width. Approximately 56 km of the total 61 km pipeline would be built alongside existing linear uses.

Wolverine Lateral Loop (Carmon Creek Section) Project

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Process Advisory Team - Support to Hearing Participants

The NEB has assigned a Process Advisory Team for this project. The Process Advisor’s role is to support the public (e.g., landowners, concerned citizens, environmental non-governmental organizations) and the Aboriginal groups that are participating in public hearings.

For more information, please call (toll free) 1-800-899-1265 or send an email to NGTLCarmonCreek@cer-rec.gc.ca.

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Participant Funding Program

The NEB will make funds available under its Participant Funding Program (PFP) to assist directly affected persons to participate in the regulatory process of the Wolverine River Lateral Loop (Carmon Creek Section) Pipeline Project proposed by NGTL.

News Releases

  • 2015-03-05
    NEB Recommends Approving NGTL’s Wolverine River Lateral Loop Project
  • 2014-07-18
    NEB announces public hearing for NGTL's Wolverine River Lateral Loop (Carmon Creek Section) Application
  • 2014-01-15
    Funding available to participate in the NEB's regulatory process regarding the Carmon Creek Pipeline Project

List of Issues

The Board has identified but does not limit itself to the following issues for consideration in the proceeding:

  1. The need for the proposed Project.
  2. The economic feasibility of the proposed Project.
  3. The potential commercial impacts of the proposed Project.
  4. The potential environmental and socio-economic effects of the proposed Project, including those to be considered under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.
  5. The appropriateness of the general route and land requirements for the proposed Project.
  6. The engineering design and integrity of the proposed Project.
  7. Potential impacts of the proposed Project on Aboriginal interests.
  8. Contingency planning, including emergency response planning, for releases or spills, accidents or malfunctions, during construction and operation of the Project.
  9. The terms and conditions to be included in any approval or recommendation.

Regulatory Documents

  • Wolverine River Lateral Loop (Carmon Creek Section) project folder [Folder 2483350]
  • 2015-03-05
    National Energy Board Report GH-003-2014 [Filing A68304]
  • 2014-07-17
    Hearing Order GH-003-2014 [Filing A61861]
  • 2014-07-03
    Update on Application to Participate Notice - Letter to interested persons [Filing A61458]
  • 2014-06-27
    National Energy Board - List of Participants [Filing A61385]
  • 2014-05-05
    Letter and Notice of Public Hearing and ATP [Filing A60076]
  • 2014-05-05
    Completeness Determination and Legislated Time Limits [Filing A60075]
  • 2014-03-25
    NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. - Wolverine River Lateral Loop (Carmon Creek Section) Project Application [Filing A59388]
  • 2013-11-15
    NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. - Carmon Creek - Project Description [Filing A55292]

Contact Information

Media Relations Team
Canada Energy Regulator
Email: media@cer-rec.gc.ca
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265

Lauren Bell

Canada Energy Regulator
Email: lauren.bell@cer-rec.gc.ca
Telephone: 403-299-2709
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265
Facsimile: 403-292-5503
Facsimile (toll free): 1-877-288-8803

Process Advisor
Canada Energy Regulator
Email: NGTLCarmonCreek@cer-rec.gc.ca
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265
Facsimile: 403-292-5503
Facsimile (toll free): 1-877-288-8803

Applicant's Website

  • NGTL Wolverine River Lateral Loop (Carmon Creek Section) Project
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