Steelhead LNG Granted Canadian Export Licenses

Steelhead LNG announced that the Canadian National Energy Board (NEB) has approved Steelhead LNG’s applications for five licenses to export a total of 30 million tonnes of LNG/year for 25 years from its two proposed LNG projects on Vancouver Island. The NEB decision is subject to approval of the Governor in Council.  According to the press release, “[o]ne license to export up to 6 million tonnes of LNG for 25 years is allocated to Malahat LNG, the proposed floating liquefaction and export LNG terminal adjacent to Malahat Nation land, eight kilometres south of Mill Bay, British Columbia (B.C.). The other four licenses, to export in the aggregate up to 24 million tonnes of LNG per year for 25 years, are allocated to the proposed LNG project Steelhead LNG is exploring with the Huu-ay-aht First Nations on Huu-ay-aht land at Sarita Bay, 75 km southwest of Port Alberni on the west coast of Vancouver Island.”




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