Entry into the global LNG trade has been granted to TC Energy Corp.’s supply collection grid, Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL), by a favorable decision on pipeline access to export terminals on the Pacific coast of British Columbia (BC).

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The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) approved an NGTL bargain toll for overseas sales of BC and Alberta gas, titled “firm transportation – linked export service” or FT-LE for short, which no Canadian opposed in a vote by shippers on the network.

The CER recalled that previous regulatory decisions urged “a specialized service for LNG volumes.” The FT-LE approval said, “The process resulting in the settlement was open, and all parties had a fair opportunity to participate in negotiations and have their interests recognized and...