LNG in BC News

Bootcamps help businesses connect to LNG opportunities

14 April 2014 - Contractor-supplier boot camps and Request for Proposal (RFP) seminars will be offered at five communities to prepare B.C. businesses for the opportunities liquefied natural gas offers.

B.C. and First Nations sign first LNG revenue-sharing agreements

9 April 2014 - Development of LNG export facilities at Grassy Point near Prince Rupert took another step forward with the signing of two revenue-sharing agreements with the Lax...

High-profile speaker joins LNG conference agenda

8 April 2014 - A high-profile speaker has confirmed his attendance for the international LNG in B.C. Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Premier's statement on LNG export licence approvals

27 March 2014 - Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement on liquefied natural gas (LNG) export licences:

B.C. students to explore careers at international LNG conference

3 March 2014 - British Columbia youth are invited to take part in an interactive career experience at the second annual Liquefied Natural Gas in B.C. Conference in Vancouver this May.

Northern B.C. students invited to international LNG conference

3 March 2014 - Youth from British Columbia's northern communities are invited to take part in an interactive career experience at the second annual Liquefied Natural Gas in B.C. Conference in Vancouver this May.

Second LNG Agreement reached for Grassy Point with Woodside

16 January 2014 - The southern parcel of Grassy Point near Prince Rupert could have a new liquefied-natural-gas (LNG) export facility, thanks to an agreement between the Government of British Columbia and Woodside Energy Ltd.

Major LNG contract awarded

14 January 2014 - A major LNG project proposal has reached another milestone today with Chevron/Apache awarding the consortium of JGC/Fluor with a contract to lead all engineering, procurement and construction services for the proposed Kitimat LNG plant site at Bish Cove near Kitimat.

How much do you know about LNG?

30 December 2013 - How many years have people been extracting natural gas in B.C.? Why is natural gas considered a clean resource?

Progress on LNG in 2013 paves way for investment

23 December 2013 - 2013 was a milestone year for liquefied natural gas in B.C. We made substantial progress over the past 12 months, laying the foundation for a prosperous future.

First LNG community office in Prince Rupert

20 December 2013 - Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman was on hand to celebrate the opening of Pacific NorthWest LNG's community office in Prince Rupert.

Skills training in the oil and gas sectors gets boost

18 December 2013 - As B.C. prepares for thousands of jobs in the oil and gas sector the B.C. government is providing Northern Lights College (NLC) with $200,000 as it gears up to provide British Columbians the training they need to get a good paycheque in their back pocket.

Four Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) export projects receive approval

17 December 2013 - British Columbia's goal to build an LNG industry took another important stride forward when Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) approved four separate export applications.

Trade mission to Asia grows markets and promotes investment

4 December 2013 - British Columbia and its natural gas potential are the talk of Asia as Premier Christy Clark's 2013 Jobs and Trade Mission comes to a close.

B.C. and Japan take steps to fuel energy needs

2 December 2013 - On the final leg of Jobs and Trade Mission 2013, Premier Christy Clark signed two agreements, fortifying relationships to increase investments for natural gas development in B.C.

LNG momentum evident as Aurora LNG submits export bid

29 November 2013 - The province's first LNG proposal at Grassy Point near Prince Rupert has filed its export application with Canada's National Energy Board.

Agreements in Korea and Shanghai strengthen relationships with B.C.

29 November 2013 - As part of the second day of Premier Christy Clark's Jobs and Trade Mission 2013 to Korea, eight additional agreements have been signed, further deepening ties with British Columbian, Korean and Chinese businesses and organizations.

Building jobs and investment through stronger relationships with China

24 November 2013 - The first weekend of Premier Christy Clark's 2013 Jobs and Trade Mission was highlighted by a new natural gas venture establishing a Vancouver head office and Bluestar International Business signing an $80-million forestry deal that will see B.C. lumber used for infrastructure projects in China.

Over 120 companies and organizations take part in BC Jobs and Trade Mission

21 November 2013 - Premier Christy Clark departs today for her third Jobs and Trade Mission, leading a delegation of over 120 companies to China, Korea and Japan from Nov. 21 to Dec. 3, 2013 to deepen British Columbia's relationships with these priority markets.

Agreement reached on land to build LNG facility at Grassy Point

12 November 2013 - A new liquefied-natural-gas (LNG) export facility called Aurora LNG is another step closer at Grassy Point near Prince Rupert.

B.C. LNG to be promoted at cross-border meeting

12 November 2013 - Parliamentary Secretary Norm Letnick will continue to lay the groundwork for B.C.'s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry at the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region's (PNWER) winter meeting this week in Banff.