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The Projects

Energy East

Energy East is a 4,500-kilometre pipeline proposed to carry 1.1 million barrels of crude oil per day from Alberta and Saskatchewan to refineries in Eastern Canada.

The project would include:

  • Converting an existing natural gas pipeline to an oil transportation pipeline;
  • Constructing new pipeline in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec and New Brunswick to link up with the converted pipe; and
  • Constructing the associated facilities, pump stations and tank terminals required to move crude oil from Alberta to Québec and New Brunswick, including marine facilities that enable access to other markets by ship.

Project Map

This map provides an overview of the Energy East project.

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Eastern Mainline

The Project would consist of approximately 279 km of new gas pipeline and related components and would be constructed in four sections, beginning near Markham, Ontario and finishing near the community of Brouseville, Ontario. About 203 km of the proposed 279 km pipeline would be installed adjacent to existing pipeline, railway and public highway rights-of-way.

The application for the Project has been filed to enable TransCanada to continue to meet its commercial obligations following the proposed transfer of certain Canadian Mainline facilities to Energy East Pipeline Ltd. for the conversion of those facilities to crude oil from natural gas service (Asset Transfer). The Asset Transfer makes up a portion of the Energy East application.

TransCanada is not, in this application, seeking approvals pursuant to Part IV of the NEB Act, relating to recovery of the cost of the Project through tolls.

Project Map

This map provides an overview of the TransCanada Eastern Mainline project.

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Regulatory Documents

During the Hearing Panel review of these projects, all evidence, letters of comment, decisions and other relevant documents must be filed with the NEB and placed on the online document repository. These documents are all accessible to the public. You can find these documents at: www.neb-one.gc.ca/EEregistry.

If you need to read the application for the Energy East Project in French, please visit the company’s website.