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LNG tanker

Both Malaysian state-owned oil major Petronas and the British Columbia (BC) provincial government refuse to throw in the towel on the Petronas-led C$36 billion (US$32 billion) Pacific Northwest LNG project in BC. On Friday, Petronas said that in the coming weeks it will announce a “conditional” final investment decision (FID) on its proposed terminal. The… Keep reading →

BC tanker

British Columbia’s (BC) once high-flying liquefied natural gas (LNG) ambitions are taking yet another hit. The one-time goal of the Canadian province to have several LNG projects exporting gas to the Asia-Pacific market has already stalled amid plunging global oil and natural gas prices. Now, the Petronas–led C$36 billion (US$32 billion) Pacific Northwest LNG Project… Keep reading →

A liquified natural gas (LNG) tanker sit

The US could run afoul of the WTO if LNG export approvals are not more quickly granted. “In a report commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers, he [James Bacchus] wrote, ‘The tables may be turned on the United States directly in the WTO, but also through other countries walking away from core principles that… Keep reading →

American actress Daryl Hannah (C) sits i

Rural landowners and a First Nation are up in arms of the appointment of Gerry Protti, former Encana executive and founding member of Canadian oil and gas lobbying group CAPP, to the office of Alberta Energy Regulator. The regulator also has environmental responsibilities. [Calgary Herald] British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is pushing to finalize a… Keep reading →