The project will include four new refined products terminals with a combined capacity of 1.15 million barrels and about 287 miles (461 km) of new pipeline.
The Liberal government issued the rules on the grounds that public trust needed to be restored in the process for assessing big energy projects.
Natural gas supplies from the $54 billion project will come to market just as a raft of other Australian projects come on line and the U.S. is due to export its first cargo from abundant shale gas supplies.
ainted Pony also has signed an agreement with TransCanada to participate in the Towerbirch Expansion Project that will provide the company with 130 MMcf/d of firm transportation service.
The partners said they would take a final investment decision on the project, expected to export around 15 million metric tonnes of LNG a year.
The rebuild was originally contracted in August 2014 to provide mechanical and construction services to restore the nitrogen rejection unit, which had been damaged in an earlier fire.
WesPac first proposed the project in 2011 to receive, store and transfer crude between trains, vessels and pipelines at a new $200 million terminal.
The pipeline, which is currently under construction, has the potential to serve the broader Rocky Mountain area resource plays, the release said.
The Tower rich gas processing complex has been sanctioned by the Cutbank Ridge Partnership, a collaboration between Veresen, Encana Corp. and a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp.
Oando's gas and power unit reported a net income of $19 million for the nine months to September, down from $22 million the previous year.
A TransCanada subcontractor caused the spills in Alberta while drilling to install a natural gas pipeline under the river, said company spokesman Mark Cooper.
Since its initial application nearly seven years ago, Transcanada’s Keystone XL pipeline has become a symbol for politicians and environmental groups—for different reasons.