Pembina Pipeline Corp. is aiming to sanction the Cedar LNG export project proposed for Kitimat, British Columbia (BC), by the third quarter of this year, according to management.


Calgary-based Pembina, a natural gas and liquids midstream player with assets mainly in Western Canada, is developing the 3 million metric tons/year liquefied natural gas project in partnership with the Haisla First Nation.

The company expects a decision by the end of March from the BC ministers of environment and energy and mines on the project’s environmental assessment.

“We have heard from the BC government that the issuance of the environmental assessment approval is going to be delayed, but we’re very optimistic that it will be approved,” Pembina’s Janet Loduca, senior vice president...