The federal government has given final approval to four LNG export licences. The following facilities have been authorized to export a total of up to 73.38 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG.
- Woodfibre LNG in Squamish, BC (2016)
- Pacific Northwest LNG on Lelu Island, near Prince Rupert (2018)
- WCC LNG, undefined site on the BC's north coast (2021-2023)
- Prince Rupert LNG on Ridley Island in Prince Rupert (2021)
Subsequently, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has announced a 30-day public comment period for the Pacific NorthWest LNG project will begin April 2 and end May 1.