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LNG Canada Chooses Contractor

Reuters reports that LNG Canada, a joint venture led by Royal Dutch Shell Plc, with partners PetroChina Co. Ltd., Korea Gas Corp. and Mitsubishi Corp., has chosen a joint venture between JGC Corp. and Fluor Corp. to do the final engineering, procurement and construction for the proposed LNG Canada terminal at Kitimat, British Columbia. A final investment decision on project is expected...

Canada’s First LNG Export Shipment Arrives in China

FortisBC announced that its single ISO container shipment of LNG, the first LNG to be exported from Canada to China, arrived in China on Thursday.  The LNG was produced at FortisBC’s Tilbury plant near Vancouver, British Columbia.  According to the press release, since the LNG was shipped via container ship, bypassing receiving LNG terminals and regasification facilities, cost and...

Canada Makes First LNG Export to China

Reuters reports that Fortis BC has shipped a cargo of LNG to China, making it the first LNG cargo exported from Canada to China. According to the report, the relatively small cargo of approximately 17 tonnes of LNG was produced at FortisBC’s Tilbury plant near Vancouver, British Columbia, and shipped to China via containers loaded onto ships. The article notes that shipment by...

CNOOC Unit Cancels Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal

The Globe and Mail reports that Nexen Energy, partially owned by Chinese energy company CNOOC Ltd., has cancelled its proposed Aurora LNG export terminal project on Digby Island, British Columbia (B.C.) due to low LNG prices in Asian markets. The other owners of Aurora LNG are Japanese companies Inpex Corp., JGC Corp. and JOGMEC.  According to the article, of the more than 20 LNG...

Petronas Cancels B.C. LNG Terminal Project

Malaysian state oil and gas company Petronas released a statement that it and its partners “have decided not to proceed with the Pacific NorthWest LNG project at Port Edward in British Columbia [B.C.], Canada.”   According to the statement, the decision “was made after a careful and total review of the project amid changes in market conditions.”  Read more in the Reuters article....

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...

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