The pipeline would transport crude oil from receipt points in Alberta and Saskatchewan to refineries in Montréal and Lévis, Québec and to a proposed new marine terminal in Cacouna, Québec. The pipeline would terminate in Saint John, New Brunswick, at the Irving oil refining complex which is the largest in Canada and one of the 10 largest refineries in North America. In addition, TransCanada and Irving Oil Company, Limited have formed a joint venture to build, own and operate a new deep water marine terminal.

TransCanada said that the detailed application to the National Energy Board is the result of ...