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LNG Canada to Pursue Project Despite Protests Against Feeder Pipeline

Andy Calitz, CEO of LNG Canada, released a statement saying that “[d]espite opposition Coastal GasLink is currently facing, LNG Canada has every intention to continue to advance our project and maintain our construction schedule to deliver jobs and economic benefits to First Nations, local residents and British Columbians.”  Coastal GasLink is the proposed pipeline that would provide...

ExxonMobil and Imperial Withdraw Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal Application

Reuters reports that ExxonMobil and Imperial (Oil Resources Ltd) have withdrawn their proposed West Coast Canada (WCC) LNG project in northern British Columbia (B.C.) from the environmental review process, “signaling that the project has been shelved.” According to the report, “[t]he project was being jointly reviewed by the province and Canadian environmental regulators, an assessment...

Pieridae Energy’s Goldboro LNG Project Approved

CBC News reports that the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has approved the construction of Pieridae Energy’s proposed Goldboro LNG liquefaction and export terminal in Guysborough County. Pieridae Energy has already received environmental approval for the project and a final investment decision on the project is expected by June, according to Mark Brown, vice-president of business...

Tokyo Gas Signs HOA for LNG Canada Purchases

Platts reports that Tokyo Gas Tuesday has signed a heads of agreement (HOA) with Diamond Gas International, the trading arm of Mitsubishi Corporation, to purchase LNG from the proposed LNG Canada project in British Columbia. According to the report, the HOA provides that Tokyo Gas will purchase up to 0.6 million metric tonnes/year from LNG Canada for a period of 13 years, from April...

TransCanada to Construct Pipeline to Feed LNG Canada Facility

TransCanada Corporation announced today that it will proceed with construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project to serve LNG Canada’s proposed liquefaction and LNG export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia (B.C.). Today, LNG Canada announced a positive final investment decision to move forward with the project.  According to the press release, “Coastal GasLink is a...

LNG Canada Announces a Positive Final Investment Decision

LNG Canada today announced that its joint venture participants – Shell, PETRONAS, PetroChina, Mitsubishi Corporation and KOGAS – have taken a Final Investment Decision (FID) to build the LNG Canada liquefaction and LNG export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia. According to the press release, “[e]ach joint venture participant will be responsible to provide its own natural gas supply...

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