2023 Panhandle Regional Expansion Project

Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0157

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct two pipelines and associated ancillary facilities, which are collectively referred to as the Panhandle Regional Expansion Project. The first pipeline, called the Panhandle Loop, involves the construction of approximately 19 kilometres of 36-inch diameter steel pipeline that will originate at Enbridge Gas Inc.’s existing Dover Transmission Station in the Municipality of Chatham Kent and tie in to an existing pipeline at a new valve site station, in the Municipality of Lakeshore. Enbridge Gas Inc. proposes to start construction of the Panhandle Loop in the fi rst quarter of 2023 and to place the pipeline in-service by November 2023. The second pipeline, called the Leamington Interconnect, involves the construction of approximately 12 kilometres of 16-inch steel pipeline and valve site station facilities in the Municipality of Lakeshore, the Town of Kingsville and the Municipality of Leamington. Enbridge Gas Inc. proposes to start construction of the Leamington Interconnect in the second quarter of 2024 and to place the project in-service by November 2024.

Enbridge Gas Inc. says that the Panhandle Regional Expansion Project is needed to add capacity to the Panhandle Transmission System which transports natural gas between Enbridge Gas Inc.’s Dawn Compressor Station, located in the Township of Dawn-Euphemia, and the Ojibway Valve Site, located in the City of Windsor. Enbridge Gas Inc. estimates the cost of both phases of the project to be $314.4 million and says that it will seek approval to recover the cost from ratepayers in a future rate application.

Enbridge Gas Inc. is also asking the Ontario Energy Board to approve the form of agreement it off ers to landowners to use their land for routing or construction of the proposed pipelines.

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