Natural gas pipeline rupture in Canada affects U.S. energy markets

Natural gas pipeline rupture in Canada affects U.S. energy markets
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18.10.2018

The October 9, 2018 rupture of EnbridgeÂ’s BC natural gas pipeline near Prince George, British Columbia, continues to affect natural gas supply, electricity generation, and petroleum refining in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. The BC Pipeline links natural gas production in northeastern British Columbia with distribution markets in Canada as well as Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Imports of natural gas through the pipeline, which in the first half of the year averaged 1.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) at the Sumas hub import point, fell to zero for a day after the rupture.

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