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BC LNG Postpones Kitimat Export Plans

The smallest entry in the lineup to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a proposed new terminal at Kitimat on the northern Pacific coast of British Columbia has postponed its original startup date by two years.

January 23, 2013

Spectra Files in Canada for North Montney Project

With Asian investment for fuel, action has begun on schedule on the next planned step to increase British Columbia (BC) production of shale gas and liquids.

January 7, 2013

Spectra Files in Canada for North Montney Project

With Asian investment for fuel, action has begun on schedule on the next planned step to increase British Columbia (BC) production of shale gas and liquids.

January 7, 2013

ExxonMobil, Imperial Assessing BC LNG

ExxonMobil Corp. and Imperial Oil Ltd. are in the “very early stages” of planning a business to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from British Columbia’s west coast, Imperial CEO Bruce March said last week.

December 17, 2012

Britain Clears Way for Fracking

With the introduction of new risk controls last week, the British government has cleared the way for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to resume in the country where the shale gas reserve could be 4.2 Tcf, according to one estimate.

December 17, 2012

British Columbia LNG Exports Assessed By ExxonMobil, Imperial

ExxonMobil Corp. and Imperial Oil Ltd. are in the “very early stages” of planning a business to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from British Columbia’s west coast, Imperial CEO Bruce March said Monday.

December 12, 2012

Westport Touts LNG Truck Tank Advances

A technologically advanced fuel tank for liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks was unveiled Monday by British Columbia-based Westport Innovations Inc., which claims its latest advances allow fueling for even the largest LNG vehicles on a single tank with expanded range.

November 29, 2012

Spectra, BG Group Planning BC Pipeline for LNG Project

Spectra Energy Corp. and BG Group plc are planning a new natural gas transportation system from northeast British Columbia (BC) to serve BG Group’s potential liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Prince Rupert on the province’s northwest coast.

September 11, 2012

Canadian Gas Producers Laud Horn River Seismicity Recommendations

Canada’s natural gas producers on Thursday threw their support behind an indepth study by the British Columbia (BC) Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) on “observed induced seismic activity” in the Horn River Basin, which concluded that operators should conduct more monitoring and data collection to ensure continued community safety.

August 31, 2012

NatGas to Provide Growth for BC Hydro, Report Says

British Columbia (BC) natural gas supplies in both proposed export terminals and burgeoning shale plays hold out the potential for substantial power demand growth over the next 20 years, according to a draft 2012 integrated resource plan (IRP) by BC Hydro. Along with mining, natural gas carries the potential for “very substantial demand growth,” the BC provincial utility officials said.

June 5, 2012