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Rigstar wins telecommunications contract for Coastal GasLink project

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Rigstar Communications Inc. has announced that it has been selected as the project telecommunications services provider by Coastal GasLink Pipeline LP.

According to the statement, the contract will support 10 camps and associated offices along the 670 km pipeline from the Dawson Creek area to the proposed LNG Canada facility near Kitimat, British Columbia (B.C.), Canada. The pipeline will safely transport natural gas across Northern B.C. to the west coast where LNG Canada will prepare it for export to global markets. Rigstar claims that it received the Conditional Waiver Notice and Full Notice to Proceed under its Agreement with CGL effective 5 October 2018.

Over the last four years, Rigstar has been engineering and designing a unique and complex remote telecom network solution that will support 20 000+ workers over a three-year period. In order to further improve its commitment to the region and ensure the overall success of the project, Rigstar claims that it is planning to open numerous remote field offices along the route, including its’ principal Service Centre in Prince George, B.C.

Daniel Grisdale, Rigstar’s President and CEO, said: “The Rigstar team is excited about the opportunity to work closely with CGL, the prime contractors, the first-class camp providers and the local and First Nation communities for the duration of the project.

“Our primary goal is to deliver a unique user experience and provide exceptional customer service to the remote office and camp environments.”

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