2017 NGTL System Expansion Project


In 2016, the Canadian federal government approved the $1.3 billion NGTL System Expansion Project. This important project will increase capacity to meet the growing energy demands of Canadian families and businesses. It will also help these families and our local, provincial and national economy by creating up to 3,000 jobs during construction and generating millions in new tax revenues.

Important part of TransCanada’s industry leading $48-billion capital growth plan

Put 3,000 trained professionals to work

$1.3 billion investment in Canadian energy

Project Status And Timelines

Q3 2014

Environmental planning and design work

Q3 2014

Commence Indigenous and stakeholder engagement

Q3 2014

Commence environmental and technical analysis 

Q3 2014

Commence survey and field studies 

Q4 2014

File project description with NEB 

Q1 2015

Submission of an application to the National Energy Board 

Q3 2016

Pending regulatory approvals, begin temporary infrastructure construction  

Q3 2016

Begin pipeline and compressor station unit addition construction


Planned in-service date for pipeline and compressor station projects