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Shell Terminates Proposed Prince Rupert LNG Project

The Globe and Mail reports that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has “officially shelved” its plans to build the Prince Rupert LNG export project at Ridley Island, British Columbia (BC).  The article reports that Shell will continue advancing the proposed LNG Canada export terminal at Kitimat, BC.  LNG Canada is a joint venture comprised of Shell Canada, PetroChina Co. Ltd., Korea Gas Corp. and...

Bear Head LNG Feeder Pipeline Receives Environmental Approval

On December 22, 2016, the Nova Scotia Minister of Environment approved the environmental assessment authorizing construction of Bear Paw Pipeline Corporation Inc.’s (Bear Paw) 62.5 mile pipeline to provide gas to the proposed Bear Head LNG export facility in Point Tupper, Richmond County, Nova Scotia. The Bear Paw pipeline would interconnect the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline...

Woodfibre LNG Commits to Build B.C. LNG Export Terminal

The Globe and Mail reports that Woodfibre LNG announced that it is moving forward with its proposed LNG export terminal near Squamish, 65 kilometers north of Vancouver, British Columbia (B.C.).  Byng Giraud, Woodfibre LNG’s country manager, is quoted as saying “[w]e commit today to build this project, a project that is right for Squamish and right for B.C.”  According to the article,...

First Nations and Environmental Group Challenge Pacific NorthWest LNG Decision in Court

The Canadian Press reports that Canadian First Nations groups, the Gitwilgyoots Tribe and Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs, and the SkeenaWild Conservation Trust have filed separate applications for judicial review in Federal Court of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s (CEAA) decision approving Pacific NorthWest LNG’s (PNWLNG) proposed liquefaction and export terminal near...

Pieridae Energy to Make FID on Goldboro LNG Terminal by Year’s End

The Guysborough Journal reports that Pieridae Energy has confirmed that it intends to make a final investment decision (FID) on its proposed $8 billion Goldboro LNG export terminal in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia by the end of 2016.  According to the article, Pieridae Energy signed in 2013 a 20-year LNG purchase agreement with Europe’s E.ON Global Commodities SE....

Petronas Considering Selling Stake in Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal

Reuters reports that three unnamed sources “familiar with the matter” have revealed that Petronas is considering selling its majority stake in the proposed $27 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG export terminal near Prince Rupert, British Columbia due to financial constraints and low global LNG prices.  The Canadian government approved the project with 190 conditions earlier this week....

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