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OIL AND GAS - Conservation and licensing - Federal regulation - National Energy Board - Pipelines - Intra-provincial

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 @ 08:38 AM  

Appeal by Sawyer from a decision of the National Energy Board (Board) determining that it had no jurisdiction over a proposed gas pipeline. The Board concluded that the appellant had not established a prima facie case that the pipeline was a federal work or undertaking within paragraph 92(10)(a) of the Constitution Act, 1867. The proposed line was to move gas from the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) in Northeastern British Columbia and Northwestern Alberta, to an export facility, the LNG plant, on the Pacific coast of...