Related Articles
Enbridge first filed plans for the pipeline extension in late 2014
Forward article link
Share PDF with colleagues

Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement enters final stretch

The Canadian company is edging closer to startup on its long overdue pipeline project, but several potential hurdles still lie ahead

Calgary-based midstream company Enbridge is finally preparing to bring its Line 3 replacement oil pipeline from Alberta to Wisconsin online following years of delays and regulatory and legal obstacles. The project is significant as it is the first cross-border pipeline between Canada and the US in years, as well as the first major oil sands pipeline in some time. The replacement will restore the route to its original design capacity of 760,000bl/d after years of operating at half-capacity due to safety concerns. Major pipeline projects in North America have increasingly become targets of local and environmental opposition, but as the Line 3 replacement edges towards startup the likelihood



{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}
Also in this section
Gas at the heart of Iraq’s transition
21 October 2021
While oil has grabbed the headlines for Iraq, tapping its gas potential could transform the country’s economic fortunes
Petrobras’ downstream dilemma
21 October 2021
President Bolsonaro considers privatising the NOC as fuel prices climb and divestments drag
Corallian seeks bidders
21 October 2021
The pre-production North Sea independent has put itself up for sale
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Project Data
PE Store
Social Links
Social Feeds
Featured Video