Haisla Nation PembinaMake an important step towards accelerating Indigenous-led economic development and expanding the global reach of Canadian LNG
KITIMAT (BC), Feb. 8, 2022/CNW/- The Haisla Nation-owned Cedar Liquefied Natural Gas Project, (Cedar LNG), has reached key milestones to build its proposed export facility. Kitimat, British Columbia. Cedar LNG is a partnership between Haisla Nation (and Pembina Pipeline Corporation)Pembina) and is strategically positioned to leverage Canada’sThere is a lot of natural gas available and they are a crucial, Indigenous-partner solution to the global clean energy transition.
Haisla Nation Chief Counsellor, with recent advances in the project’s engineering and regulatory development, Crystal Smith, is optimistic about the future of Cedar LNG.
“The Cedar LNG project will become the largest First Nation-owned infrastructure in the country,” CanadaCreating jobs, contracting and other economic opportunity for the Haisla Nation. KitimatSmith states that Smith intends to share the information with the surrounding Indigenous Nations and the local community. “Cedar LNG is long-term growth in our region, while protecting our land and environment. We are excited to see the environmental assessment process for Cedar LNG move forward with innovative technology and a reduced environmental footprint.
Environmental Assessment Certificate application submitted
Cedar LNG submitted a request for an Environmental Assessment Certificate to the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office. The application was accepted and the project is now in the 180-day process of application review. This important project milestone is the result of detailed engineering, meaningful engagement with Indigenous communities and local communities, and extensive studies.
“The submission of our EAC application represents another significant step forward in exporting Canadian LPG to overseas markets, while supporting the Haisla Nation’s long-term prosperity,” stated the spokesperson. Scott Burrows, Pembina’sInterim President and Chief Operating Officer (CEO). “Each time we have returned to our design, regardless of whether we were including community input or taking into account leading technology, we have made important improvements that have resulted a superior project which respects the values and minimizes the environmental impact.”
Cedar LNG hopes to continue to work with Indigenous communities and local communities throughout the application review phase in order to address community concerns and interests. This will ensure that we are able to deliver this critical project together.
Front-End Engineering and Design Contract (FEED) awarded
Cedar LNG is pleased to announce an agreement for front-end engineering design (FEED), with Black & Veatch (SHI), and the proposed floating liquefaction storage and offloading unit (the “FLNG”) of the Project.
“Cedar LNG is rooted to meaningfully create a low-carbon, Indigenous-led business that respects and protects the environment.” Doug ArnellCedar LNG CEO. “The Project’s low carbon footprint combined with Black & Veatch’s expertise and Samsung’s technology will result in a state of the art facility for the Haisla Nation. British Columbia CanadaCan be proud of.”
Cedar LNG expects that it will make a final investment decision by 2023, after the environmental assessment has been completed. The expected date of the project’s in-service is in 2027, subject also to regulatory approvals.
About Cedar LNG
The Cedar LNG Project, a partnership between Haisla Nation (Canada) and Pembina Pipeline Corporation, is a floating liquefied gas (FLNG), development facility. Kitimat, British ColumbiaCanada, in the traditional territory occupied by the Haisla Nation. Strategically positioned to leverage Canada’sCedar LNG will be powered with renewable electricity from BC Hydro thanks to the abundant natural gas supply in BC and BC’s LNG infrastructure. It is one of the lowest-carbon intensity LNG facilities worldwide.
More information about Cedar LNG can found at www.cedarlng.com.
About Haisla Nation
The Haisla Nation is a band government for the Haisla people. Our mission is building a strong, prosperous community that is proud and healthy in mind and body. We believe in building strong, thriving communities with happy and healthy members and a sustainable and prosperous environment. We are approximately 1700 people with the majority of them living in. Kitamaat Village. For thousands of years, we have relied on the land and water of our traditional territory. It is the center of everything we do. We believe that our people will be able to self-sufficiency if they are able to develop their economy in a responsible and appropriate manner. There are more realistic and sustainable economic opportunities that are available. These opportunities offer benefits for all British Columbians. We know that for our Nation to be strong and independent, it must work with business, government, the community, and internally in a spirit based on respect and partnership.
Pembina is a top transportation and midstream provider that has been serving customers since 1896. North America’sEnergy industry for over 65 years. Pembina is home to an integrated network of pipelines which transport various hydrocarbon liquids, as well as natural gaz products, mainly from western Australia. Canada. The Company also has gas gathering and processing facilities, an oil and natural gases liquids infrastructure and logistics company; and is developing an export terminals business. Pembina’sPembina’s commercial operations and integrated assets along the majority the hydrocarbon value chain enable it to offer a full range of midstream services and marketing services to energy sector. Pembina is committed in identifying additional opportunities to link hydrocarbon production to new demand areas through the development infrastructure that would expand. Pembina’sService offering will be extended further along the hydrocarbon value-chain. These new developments will ensure that hydrocarbons from the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin, and other basins where Pembina operates, can reach the highest value markets around the globe.
Some information in this press release may contain “forward-looking” statements. It is based upon the Cedar LNG project partners’ current expectations, estimates and judgments. Other than statements of historical facts, statements that address activities, events, and developments that the Cedar LNG partner anticipates or expects will or will occur in future are forward-looking information. Forward-looking information usually includes statements such as “may”,” “estimate”, and “anticipate”, and “believe”, “expect”, and “intend”, which can be used to suggest future outcomes or outlooks. Cedar LNG project partners don’t guarantee that actual results will be similar to those stated in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information herein is only current as of the date hereof. The Cedar LNG project partner do not assume any obligation or responsibility to update or revise any forwardlooking information, regardless of whether it is due to new information or future events. This cautionary statement exempts forward-looking information from being made.
SOURCE Cedar LNG
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