Consortium: Northern Gateway Pipelines is a limited partnership. Calgary based Enbridge (TSX:ENB) has a 50 per cent stake. The rest belongs to 10 private investors.
Oil: A westbound pipeline would carry up to 525,000 barrels a day of synbit, a blend of refined synthetic oil and bitumen, two types of dilbit and synthetic oil to Kitimat for export.
Cost: Estimated to be $7 billion, but that figure has been increasing.
Energy Board documents reveal the other six are: French oil company Total; Suncor (TSX:SU); MEG Energy; Cenovus (TSX:CVE); Nexen (TSX:NXY), the Calgary company taken over last year by Chinese state owned China National Offshore Oil Co.; and Sinopec, China's largest oil company.
Condensate: A second pipeline heading east would carry 193,000 barrels per day of natural gas condensate, which is used to dilute the molasses like bitumen to allow it to flow through pipelines.
the capacity to serve about 220 tankers per year.
Partners: Four of those investors remain confidential. National Vans Orange Sole