Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Ltd. (PRGT) has confirmed a Project Agreement with the Gitanyow First Nation of northern B.C. that provides the Gitanyow First Nation with benefits related to the PRGT pipeline project, and which confirms Gitanyow First Nation support for the Project.
Pipeline Project Agreements are part of a comprehensive approach to working with First Nations on liquefied natural gas (LNG) opportunities, including developing skills training and involving First Nations in developing business opportunities.
Dean Patry, president of Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Ltd. stated, “We are very pleased to have concluded this Project Agreement with Gitanyow First Nation. This agreement is an important milestone for us, and reflects our commitment to engage with First Nations in a meaningful way. We strongly believe that ongoing collaboration is the only way to build and keep a positive relationship as we move this project forward.”
PRGT is proposing to design, build, own and operate a 900 km natural gas pipeline to deliver natural gas from a point near Hudson’s Hope to the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG facility at Lelu Island, off the coast of Port Edward, near Prince Rupert.
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