Fact Sheet LNG in BC



There are 19 liquefied natural gas (LNG) export proposals in British Columbia.

All projects are at various stages of development as of March 2017.

Woodfibre LNG has announced it will move forward on its facility, representing $1.6 billion in new investment and hundreds of jobs.



Aurora LNG

Proponent: Nexen Energy (subsidiary of CNOOC Ltd.), INPEX Corporation, and JGC Corporation

Location: Digby Island


Cedar LNG

Proponent: Cedar LNG Export Development Ltd.

Location: Kitimat


Discovery LNG

Proponent: Rockyview Resources Inc.

Location: Campbell River


Grassy Point LNG

Proponent: Woodside Energy Ltd.

Location: Grassy Point, north of Prince Rupert


Kitimat LNG

Proponent: Chevron Canada Limited and Woodside Energy International (Canada) Limited

Location: Kitimat


Kitsault Energy project

Proponents: Kitsault Energy Ltd.

Location: Kitsault


LNG Canada

Proponent: Shell Canada, PetroChina Company Limited, Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), Mitsubishi Corporation

Location: Kitimat


NewTimes Energy

Proponent: NewTimes Energy Ltd.

Location: Prince Rupert area


Nisga’a LNG

Proponent: Nisga’a Nation

Location: north of Prince Rupert


Orca LNG

Proponent: Orca LNG Ltd.

Location: Prince Rupert


Pacific Northwest LNG

Proponent: PETRONAS, JAPEX, PetroleumBRUNEI, Indian Oil Corporation, and Sinopec / Huadian

Location: Lelu Island, District of Port Edward


Steelhead LNG: Malahat LNG

Proponent: Steelhead LNG Corp., Seven Generations Energy Inc.

Location: Saanich Inlet, near Mill Bay, Vancouver Island


Steelhead LNG: Sarita LNG

Proponent: Steelhead LNG Corp., Seven Generations Energy Inc.

Location: Sarita Bay, near Bamfield, Vancouver Island


Stewart Energy LNG

Proponent: Canada Stewart Energy Group Ltd.

Location: Stewart


Triton LNG

Proponents: AltaGas Ltd. and Idemitsu Canada Corporation

Location: No site has been chosen, but Kitimat and Prince Rupert are under consideration.


Watson Island LNG

Proponent: Watson Island LNG Corporation (WILNG)

Location: Prince Rupert



Proponents: ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. and Imperial Oil Resources Limited

Location: Prince Rupert


WesPac LNG

Proponent: WesPac Midstream – Vancouver LLC

Location: Tilbury Island, Delta


Woodfibre LNG Project

Proponent: Woodfibre LNG Limited

Location: Squamish


In addition to the export projects above, these domestic LNG facilities are operating or proposed in the province:


Proponent: AltaGas Ltd.

Location: proposal to build small LNG facilities throughout northern B.C.



Proponent: Ferus Natural Gas Fuels Inc.

Location:  Fort Nelson


Mt. Hayes Natural Gas Storage Facility

Operator: FortisBC

Location: Ladysmith


Tilbury LNG facility

Operator: FortisBC

Location: Tilbury Island, Delta

*Note: this facility is undergoing an expansion. WesPac LNG is proposing to export supply from the facility following the expansion project.