Inuvialuit Energy Security Project Ltd. – Inuvialuit Energy Security Project

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Latest Updates

  • March 7, 2024 – Canada Energy Regulator approves the first compressed natural gas facility in the NWT [Document C28698-1]

Project Background

The Inuvialuit Energy Security Project (IESP) is located in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories. The project as well as the land and resources where the project is located are Inuvialuit owned.

The IESP involves the construction of a gas plant that would convert natural gas into compressed natural gas and synthetic diesel that will be used for power and heating.

The IESP will be regulated by the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) under the Northwest Territories Oil and Gas Operations Act. The CER holds responsibility for regulatory oversight of oil and gas operations and activities in the onshore part of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.

Project Map

Inuvialuit Energy Security Project Application map

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Project Area

Inuvialuit Energy Security Project Area map

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Tony Epp
Canada Energy Regulator
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265
Facsimile: 403-292-5503
Facsimile (toll free): 1-877-288-8803

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Ruth Anne Beck
Communications Officer

Canada Energy Regulator
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265
Facsimile: 403-299-3302
Facsimile (toll free): 1-877-288-8803

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