Brett Bundale, Chronicle Herald, March 7, 2014
$8b facility planned for Goldboro
A proposed multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas project slated for rural Nova Scotia has jumped another hurdle.
CBC News, Jan 25 2014
Thousands without heat south of Winnipeg as arctic blast moves in
A natural gas pipeline explosion near Otterburne, Man., 50 kilometres south of Winnipeg, has left thousands without heat as temperatures drop to -20 C, or -34 C with the wind chill.
The Canadian Press, Globe and Mail, Jan. 25 2014
ST. PIERRE-JOLYS, Man. — Five homes remain evacuated as TransCanada Piplelines deals with a natural gas pipeline fire about 25 kilometres south of Winnipeg.
Mark Hume, Globe and Mail, Jan 21 2014
VANCOUVER — A former scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada has cast doubt on the B.C. government’s promise of an economic boom from increased liquefied natural gas production.
BOE Report, The Canadian Press, January 16, 2014
VICTORIA – B.C. Energy Minister Bill Bennett says the government won’t force oil and gas companies that plan to develop liquefied natural gas plants in the province to use electricity in their operations.
Mark Hume, The Globe and Mail, Jan. 06 2014
VANCOUVER —Premier Christy Clark has made it clear she wants government to proceed quickly with liquefied natural gas development in British Columbia.
But how fast is too fast?
Keith Johnson, Foreign Policy, Jan 2 2014
The expansion of the Panama Canal is on hold -- and so is the U.S. dream of sending energy to Asia.
Shaun Thomas, The Northern View, Dec 17, 2013
Both LNG terminals being considered for the Prince Rupert area cleared another hurdle on Dec. 16 as the National Energy Board approved export licences for both Pacific NorthWest LNG and the BG Group's proposed Prince Rupert LNG Exports Ltd.
Brent Jang, Globe and Mail, Nov. 29 2013
VANCOUVER —An Asian group led by CNOOC Ltd. of China is seeking a licence to export liquefied natural gas from British Columbia as the competition heats up to develop huge LNG megaprojects on the West Coast.
The Canadian Press, Globe and Mail, Nov. 21 2013
Victoria — A British Columbia conservation group says proposed liquefied natural gas plants in the Kitimat area will burn up to two-and-a-half times more natural gas than is consumed in Metro Vancouver annually.
Dan Healing, Calgary Herald, October 16, 2013
Taxes, contracts to decide sanctioning, says Chevron Canada president
CALGARY — Funding for the Kitimat LNG project is dependent on its ability to beat out other internal ventures as it nears a final investment decision as early as next year, Chevron Canada president Jeff Lehrmann said Wednesday.
Robin Rowland, Northwest Coast Energy News, October 13 2013
At least one of the two large liquified natural gas projects in Kitimat is, at least at this point, planning to self-generate the power required using a gas-fired, steam-driven electrical generation system.
Kevin Logan, CommonSenseCanadian.ca, 10 Oct 2013
What was touted as a $36 Billion investment commitment by Malaysian LNG giant Petronas is actually a massive giveaway of natural gas by BC – valued at up to $400 Billion gross over the 25 year term of a secretive export licence being negotiated behind closed doors.
Brian Horesji, Post Carbon Institute, 2012
Asian Pacific Post, 25Sep2013
Premier Christy Clark upcoming 13-day trade mission to China, Korea and Japan to deepen British Columbia’s relationships with those key liquefied natural gas Asian markets will be facing some severe gas pains, industry analysts said.
Kelly Cryderman, Globe and Mail, Sep. 23 2013
Justine Hunter, Globe and Mail, Sep. 15 2013
VICTORIA — In the global race to capture billions of dollars of investment to develop liquefied natural gas, British Columbia has started to tout its natural advantage: a northern climate.
Alistair Taylor, Campbell River Mirror, September 10, 2013
It will be a long haul before Discovery LNG starts shipping liquid natural gas from the former Elk Falls Mill site.
But Quicksilver Resources is serious about seeing the project happen, says senior vice president and chief operating officer David Rushford.
Walter McFarlane, Kitimat Daily, Sep 6 2013
Rick Flegel addressed City Council on Clio Bay on Monday, September 3rd. He asked them for their support in stopping the proposed dumping of clay in Clio Bay. He explained he is a long-time resident.
Andrew Gage, Westcoast Environmental Law, 14 August, 2013
Robin Rowland, Northwest Coast Energy News, Aug 5 2013
Kitimat LNG is in a “horse race” with an LNG project in Western Australia–and at this point, according to the Australian media–Kitimat is winning, even though the Australian Gorgon project is much further ahead while the Kitimat LNG project at Bish Cove hasn’t really started.
Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun, August 2, 2013
Final investment hinges on signing partnerships for sales
Dow Jones Business News, August 02, 2013
Stephen Hume, Vancouver Sun, August 2, 2013
Government needs to analyze whether the many LNG proposals could lead to global price cuts
The yellow brick road to prosperity for the newly elected Liberal government is the lucrative sale of liquefied natural gas from British Columbia's booming northeast petroleum play to hungry Asian consumers.