Source: EnergeticCity.ca Funding announced on August 22 by the BC Government and the Government of Canada will provide opportunities for those who want to start a career in trades to get the proper skills for upcoming projects, and will help build a new state-of-the-art training facil
Legislation passed today in the legislature enabling LNG project agreements sets the stage for unprecedented levels of investment, job creation, and economic activity, announced Premier Christy Clark. “Liquefied natural gas represents an extraordinary opportunity for people throughout
A report to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency from scientists at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has found that Pacific Northwest’s Plans to build an LNG facility near Lelu Island poses “low potential” for “adverse effects.” “DFO would like to acknowledge the effort
Stressing that the US$36 billion Canadian LNG project is viable, Petronas says the huge venture is a right and long-term investment for the company given that it is now the world’s third biggest LNG player. Read the full article
Terrace council voted last night to write a letter of support to TransCanada endorsing both of its natural gas pipelines and all projects associated with those pipelines both upstream in Northeastern B.C. where the gas originates and downstream on Lelu Island and by Kitimat where it w
Safety is paramount when planning the Pacific NorthWest LNG facility off the coast of Port Edward. In this letter to the editor of the Northern View, president Michael Culbert responds to recent criticism of the project’s safety standards. Read the Letter
Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNW LNG) announced on June 11, 2015 that the required technical and commercial components of the project have been satisfied. Consequently, PNW LNG has resolved to move forward with a positive Final Investment Decision, subject to two conditions. Click here to r
The road to starting a liquefied natural gas industry in British Columbia has been long and fraught with U-turns, but TransCanada Corp. says there is room for optimism after it won significant aboriginal support for two massive gas pipelines. The Calgary-based company has been quietly
May 20, 2015, Vancouver, B.C. – Agreements reached between the government of B.C. and Pacific NorthWest LNG establish the path to a final investment decision on the project and set the stage for a potential US$36-billion investment in Northern B.C. that will be a key driver of jobs an
Three First Nations have joined the growing support for liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in B.C. through natural gas pipeline benefits agreements signed with the Province. Gitxaala First Nation, Kitselas First Nation and Yekooche First Nation have signed agreements to share ben
In January, 2013, TransCanada was selected by Progress Energy Canada Ltd. to design, build, own and operate an approximately 900-kilometre long natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia.
If approved, the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project will safely deliver natural gas from a point near the District of Hudson’s Hope to the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG facility on Lelu Island, within the District of Port Edward.