Canada’s NEB OKs Short Pipeline to Increase Imports of U.S. Gas

Canada’s NEB OKs Short Pipeline to Increase Imports of U.S. Gas

TransCanada Corp. obtained approval Thursday for a step toward expanding the busy northbound natural gas freeway for imports into…

June 12, 2015

Quebec LNG Project Would Depend on Canadian, U.S. NatGas

The 23rd entry in the Canadian lineup to break into global trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG) plans to ship a blend of domestic and U.S. production out into the Atlantic from a new Quebec terminal.

January 22, 2015

Quebec Regulator Backs Utilities on TransCanada Mainline Conversion Costs

Quebec’s public utilities board has thrown its weight behind distribution company demands for national protection against the costs of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Energy East partial conversion of its natural gas Mainline to oil service.

January 9, 2015

Quebec Board Says Shale Development Not Worth The Risk — Yet

Quebec’s environmental review board says shale gas development and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) aren’t worth the risk because they don’t outweigh the financial gain from royalties, but it hinted that drilling is desirable once the government and industry build trust with the province’s citizens.

December 16, 2014

NEB Greenlights TransCanada’s Energy East Settlement Plan

Planned expansion of northbound routes for U.S. natural gas exports into Ontario and Quebec can proceed on schedule under a decision that the National Energy Board (NEB) handed down Friday (Nov. 28).

December 2, 2014

Union Gas Joins Calls for TransCanada to Build Separate Oil Pipeline

A second central Canadian natural gas distribution company stepped forward Friday with a demand for TransCanada Corp. to pay all costs of partially converting its Mainline to oil service.

October 31, 2014

Ontario Utilities, Fertilizer Manufacturers Seek Fast-Track for More U.S. Shale Gas Imports

A C$2.3 billion (US$2.1 billion) and growing lineup of pipeline and industrial projects has formed in Ontario and Quebec for further increases in Canadian imports of shale gas from the eastern United States.

April 17, 2014

Quebec Political Shift Could Crack the Door to Fracking

Odds increased Monday that drilling and hydraulic fracturing will eventually spread into Quebec's share of eastern shale deposits, when the Liberal party returned to power on a business-friendly campaign platform of encouraging job-creating economic growth.

April 8, 2014
Quebec Leaders JV With Producers in Remote Anticosti Island Drilling

Quebec Leaders JV With Producers in Remote Anticosti Island Drilling

The surprising announcement recently by anti-drilling Quebec provincial government leaders and several Canadian producers that they were getting together on joint ventures (JV) for exploration drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) field trials in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in the northern part of the province, far from civilization, was explained by a French Canadian opposition party, “deer don’t vote.”

February 21, 2014

Agreement Will Add Capacity for Shale Gas to Eastern Canada

Canada’s top natural gas transmission and distribution companies have completed a deal that calls for three cooperative pipeline expansions to improve Ontario and Quebec access to U.S. shale gas flowing north through border crossings from Michigan and New York State near Sarnia and Niagara Falls in Ontario over at least the next 16 years.

December 31, 2013