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Enbridge to Connect JACOS Hangingstone Project to its Regional System

Enbridge to Connect JACOS Hangingstone Project to its Regional System 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/26/13 -- Enbridge Inc.
(TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) today announced that it will construct
facilities and provide transportation services to the Japan Canada
Oil Sands Limited (JACOS) Hangingstone Oil Sands Project (the
Hangingstone Project). JACOS and Nexen Energy ULC, a wholly owned
subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, are partners in the project, which is
operated by JACOS. Enbridge and JACOS have entered into a long term
agreement for transportation services from Cheecham to Edmonton on
Enbridge's regional infrastructure. Commercial terms for the
incremental facilities to connect Hangingstone to Cheecham have been
agreed to but execution remains subject to finalization of the
definitive agreements which are imminent.  
The newly constructed pipeline will have the capacity to transport
40,000 barrels per day (bpd) of diluted bitumen produced at the
Hangingstone Project to the Enbridge terminal in Cheecham, Alberta.
First oil from the Hangingstone Project is expected in early 2016,
with initial volumes of 18,000 bpd.  
"Enbridge is pleased to enter into this agreement with JACOS and
Nexen, which provides further confirmation of the sustainable growth
in oil sands production," said Stephen J. Wuori, President, Liquids
Pipelines and Major Projects. "This project, the tenth to connect
into our infrastructure in the Athabasca region, will contribute to
our ongoing strategy of connecting new oil sands projects and
expanding access for production growth from the region." 
Pending regulatory approvals, the execution of the definitive
agreements, and stakeholder consultation, Enbridge plans to construct
and operate a 50-kilometre (31-mile), 12-inch lateral pipeline to
connect the Hangingstone Project to Enbridge's regional system at
Cheecham. The scope also includes an optional 8-inch diluent line to
transport diluent to the Hangingstone Project. The initial term of
the transportation agreement is 20 years, with JACOS and Nexen having
the right to extend the agreement in successive five-year terms. 
Enbridge is committed to timely and meaningful dialogue with all
stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, and employees,
Aboriginal and Native American communities, governments, regulators,
and landowners, among others, regarding all of our projects,
operations and activities. Enbridge will ensure this project is
constructed in an environmentally responsible manner with a focus on
the safety of our employees and the community. 
About Enbridge Inc.  
Enbridge Inc., a Canadian Company, is a North American leader in
delivering energy and has been included on the Global 100 Most
Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking for the past five
years. As a transporter of energy, Enbridge operates, in Canada and
the U.S., the world's longest crude oil and liquids transportation
system. The Company also has a significant and growing involvement in
natural gas gathering, transmission and midstream businesses, and an
increasing involvement in power transmission. As a distributor of
energy, Enbridge owns and operates Canada's largest natural gas
distribution company, and provides distribution services in Ontario,
Quebec, New Brunswick and New York State. As a generator of energy,
Enbridge has interests in more than 1,600 megawatts of renewable and
alternative energy generating capacity and is expanding its interests
in wind and solar energy and geothermal. Enbridge employs more than
10,000 people, primarily in Canada and the U.S. and is ranked as one
of Canada's Greenest Employers and one of Canada's Top 100 Employers
for 2013. Enbridge's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York
stock exchanges under the symbol ENB. For more information, visit
www.enbridge.com.  
Certain information provided in this news release constitutes
forward-looking statements. The words "anticipate", "expect",
"project", "estimate", "forecast" and similar expressions are
intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Although
Enbridge believes that these statements are based on information and
assumptions which are current, reasonable and complete, these
statements are necessarily subject to a variety of risks and
uncertainties pertaining to operating performance, regulatory
parameters, weather, economic conditions and commodity prices. You
can find a discussion of those risks and uncertainties in our
Canadian securities filings and American SEC filings. While Enbridge
makes these forward-looking statements in good faith, should one or
more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should
underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary
significantly from those expected. Except as may be required by
applicable securities laws, Enbridge assumes no obligation to
publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements made herein
or otherwise, whether as a result of new information, future events
or otherwise. 
Contacts:
Enbridge Inc.
Graham White
Media
(403) 508-6563 or Toll Free: (888) 992-0997
graham.white@enbridge.com 
Enbridge Inc.
Jody Balko
Investment Community
(403) 231-5720
jody.balko@enbridge.com
www.enbridge.com
 
 
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