Higher bills are starting to arrive in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick after the provinces decided to drop out of natural gas production byenacting bansagainst the unconventional development that could have replaced depleted offshore supplies.
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Aging natural gas wells that began producing in 1999 offshore Nova Scotia, part of the once heralded Sable Offshore Energy Project, may be plugged starting as soon as 2017, an ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. official said.
Encana Corp. said Tuesday that it has issued a production acceptance notice for the Deep Panuke platform in the offshore of Nova Scotia, effectively announcing that the project has reached full production of 300 MMcf/d.
New England’s natural gas infrastructure will be increasingly under pressure from demand growth from the power sector in coming years, with 11 of 14 sub-regions expected to exceed constraint capacity levels on more than 30 days/year under the current infrastructure, according to Benjamin D’Antonio, counsel and analyst for the New England States Committee on Electricity (NESCE).
Encana Corp. was given the green light on Friday to start up the long-awaited Deep Panuke natural gas project offshore Nova Scotia.
EnCana Corp.’s revamped Deep Panuke natural gas project, which would be located about 250 kilometers offshore Halifax, received formal approval Tuesday by Nova Scotia and Canadian regulators even though the company has not yet decided whether to proceed.