Most work on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion this year will be preparations for major construction in 2018, said Ian Anderson, president of Kinder Morgan Canada.
Repairs to Magellan's 275,000-barrel-per-day Longhorn crude oil pipeline have been completed and the pipeline resumed normal operation at noon ET, a spokesman said July 16.
A Permian Basin pipeline operated by Magellan ruptured near Bastrop, Texas, in the morning on July 13, spilling an estimated 1,200 barrels of oil and prompting an evacuation.
The U.S. is on track to have capacity to become the world's second largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by the end of 2022, just behind Australia and ahead of Qatar, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.
Major pipeline companies in western Canada have created fire breaks, installed sprinklers and taken other measures to protect operations as raging wildfires spread in British Columbia.