BC Natural Gas & LNG News

Tough B.C. rules make fracking extremely safe by Rich Coleman, posted on The Province

The claims and cautionary warnings in the op-ed on LNG and water use last week by Ben Parfitt and David Hughes are unfounded and inaccurate. [Read More…]  

BC offers incentives to support LNG industry by Katie Woodward, posted on LNG Industry

British Columbia has increased the competitiveness of its royalty program to boost the province’s natural gas sector and support the long-term prospects of an LNG industry. [Read More…]  

IOC to buy stake in proposed PNW LNG terminal, posted on the Oil & Gas Journal

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOC) has signed an agreement with Progress Energy Canada Ltd., Calgary; Pacific Northwest LNG Ltd. (PNW LNG), Vancouver, BC; and Malaysia’s Petronas in which affiliates of IOC will purchase 10% interest in the proposed PNW LNG export facility on Canada’s west coast and Progress Energy’s LNG-destined gas reserves in northeast British Columbia.  [Read More…]  

LNG pipeline seeks public input by Frank Peebles, posted on The Prince George Citizen

One of the closest LNG pipeline projects to pass near Prince George has taken the next step in the environmental assessment process, with public consultation sessions planned over the next few weeks. [Read More…]  

B.C. signs deal for Canada Job Grant by Richard Gilbert, posted on the Journal of Commerce

The federal and B.C. governments have signed a deal on the Canada Job Grant, which aims to increase the supply of tradespeople to meet the demand for construction over the next decade. [Read More…]  

Activists allowed to reappeal Rio Tinto’s Kitimat smelter permit by Justine Hunter, posted on The Globe & Mail

The B.C. Supreme Court has granted environmental activists a chance to overturn the environmental permit for the $3.3-billion upgrade of the Rio Tinto Alcan smelter in Kitimat. [Read More…]  

Floating hotel for workers in Canada, posted on the Saudi Gazette

Hundreds of construction workers in booming northern British Columbia will take up residence this week in unique digs on board a cruise ferry revamped into a floating luxury hotel. The aging ship will help relieve a housing shortage in one busy Canadian port town already bursting ahead of a promised energy boom that could last more than a decade. [Read More…]  

Public consultations on natural gas pipeline start next week, posted on 890 CJDC

Next week, the public is invited to comment on a proposed natural gas pipeline from Groundbirch to Kitimat. Coastal GasLink Pipeline Limited, a subsidiary of TransCanada, plans to build the 650 kilometre long pipeline to deliver natural gas from the Peace Region to the LNG Canada facility Shell wants to build in Kitimat. [Read More…]    

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