National Energy Board schedules hearing for Redwillow Pipeline Project



    CALGARY, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB) has scheduled an
oral hearing on an application from SemCAMS Redwillow ULC (SemCAMS) to
construct and operate the Redwillow Pipeline Project.
    The hearing is scheduled to start on Tuesday, 3 June 2008 at a location
to be determined.
    The proposed project is a 149.7 kilometre, 323.9 millimetre outside
diameter pipeline from the Grizzly Valley area southwest of Tumbler Ridge,
British Columbia into an existing gathering and processing facility located
near Wapiti, Alberta. The pipeline would transport 70 million standard cubic
feet per day of unprocessed sour natural gas from Shell Canada Energy's
Wolverine River dehydration facility. If approved, the $160.7 million-project
would begin construction in late 2008.
    The public is invited to participate in this hearing in one of three
ways:

    
    i.     by filing a letter of comment;
    ii.    by making an oral statement; or,
    iii.   by seeking intervenor status.
    

    Details on how to file a letter of comment can be found on the NEB
website at www.neb-one.gc.ca under "Submit or View a Regulatory Document." To
make an oral statement or become an intervenor, people must first apply to the
NEB. Application forms are available under the "Submit or View a Regulatory
Document" section of the NEB website.
    The deadline for intervenor applications is 12:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight
Time (MDT) on Friday, 29 February 2008. The deadline for letters of comment
and oral statement applications is 12:00 p.m. MDT on Tuesday, 15 April 2008.
Documents must be filed with the NEB either electronically through our
website, by fax or mail. A copy of the letter or application must also be sent
to SemCAMS and its legal counsel.

    The NEB is an independent federal agency that regulates parts of Canada's
energy industry. Its purpose is to promote safety and security, environmental
protection, and efficient energy infrastructure and markets in the Canadian
public interest, within the mandate set by Parliament in the regulation of
pipelines, energy development and trade.

    This news release and Hearing Order GH-2-2008 are available on the
Board's website at www.neb-one.gc.ca under "What's New", and under Regulatory
Documents/ Quick Links/ SemCAMS - Redwillow Pipeline Project.





For further information:

For further information: Sarah Kiley, skiley@neb-one.gc.ca,
Communications Officer, Telephone: (403) 299-3633; For a copy of GH-2-2008
Hearing Order: National Energy Board, Library, Ground Floor, 444 Seventh
Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 0X8, Telephone: (403) 299-3562


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