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TransCanada Proposes Expansion of Gas Storage in Michigan

Bloomberg reports that TransCanada Corp. has announced that it is considering expanding its natural gas storage facilities in Michigan in order to capitalize on the rising demand for gas in the Midwest. A TransCanada vice president told the publication that increasing LNG imports also contribute to the need for storage. He said, “That supply is likely not to be arriving in a...

Public Meeting Held on Woodside’s OceanWay LNG Proposal

Federal and local officials held a public meeting Wednesday night to answer questions from the public regarding Woodside Natural Gas’ OceanWay LNG terminal proposal. Local residents in attendance voiced concerns regarding environmental, gas quality, and safety issues, as well as the terminal approval process. A handful of local residents and union representatives, however,...

Local Officials Discuss Texada Island LNG Terminal Approval Process

The Powell River Peak (Vancouver, Canada) reports that the Powell River Regional District board discussed the local approval process for the WestPac LNG terminal proposed for Texada Island. One board member moved for a referendum on the project, but the other members voted against the motion, saying that they needed more information.

Gaz Métro President: Eastern Canadian Gas Market Can Support One LNG Terminal, Not Two

Sophie Brochu, president of Gaz Métro, told the Montreal Gazette that there is enough room in the eastern Canadian gas market for only one LNG terminal, not two, as currently proposed. Brochu said that the market’s demand for natural gas and pipeline capacity are not sufficient to support both the Rabaska terminal, proposed by Gaz Métro, Enbridge, Inc., and Gaz de France, and...

Editorial: Informed Public Is Key to LNG Debate

An editorial published by the Ventura County Reporter argues that a well-informed and engaged public is key to the debate surrounding NorthernStar Natural Gas’ Clearwater Port LNG terminal proposal. The editorial advocates public discourse about the pros and cons of the proposal and urges local residents to seek out as much information as possible from the developer and...

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