Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after three-week hiatus due to flooding in British Columbia – .

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Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after three-week hiatus due to flooding in British Columbia – .


The Trans Mountain pipeline has restarted “safely,” the company said, after a three-week hiatus due to safety risks posed by widespread flooding in British Columbia.

On Sunday, Trans Mountain confirmed it had completed “all necessary assessments, repairs and protective earthworks” necessary to reopen the faucets.

“As part of this process, Trans Mountain will monitor the line on the ground, overhead and through our technology systems operated by our control center,” he said on its website.

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The pipeline was shut down as a precaution on November 14, amid record-breaking precipitation that caused catastrophic flooding and mudslides in southern British Columbia.

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It was the first of four major storms to hit the province last month.

Trans Mountain said on Saturday there was no evidence of “serious damage” to the pipeline, or of the release of any product as a result of the extreme weather conditions.


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The 1,150-kilometer Trans Mountain Pipeline ships approximately 300,000 barrels of oil per day to terminals in British Columbia from Edmonton. It also supplies fuel to Washington.

With the pipeline shutdown, the British Columbia government issued an emergency order on November 19 limiting consumers in storm-stricken areas of the province to 30 liters of gasoline in a single fill-up.

On November 29, he extended gas rationing until December 14. The fuel economy measures apply to residents of the Lower Mainland in Hope, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island.

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Essential vehicles remain exempt.

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