Keep up with LNG in B.C.
Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman released the following statement regarding an agreement with Fortis and Hawaiian Electric on May 19, 2016:
A number of business deals with potential value in the billions of dollars have been signed during the visit of an international delegation from Guangdong, China, helping to grow the economy and create new jobs for British Columbians.
Support for the liquefied natural gas industry is growing among First Nations in northern B.C. To date, the Province has signed a total of 62 pipeline benefits agreements with 29 of 32 eligible First Nations (more than 90%) that are located along four proposed natural gas pipeline projects: Pacific Trail Pipeline, Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project, Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project, and the Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project.
The McLeod Lake Indian Band, a Treaty 8 First Nation located 140 kilometres north of Prince George, has signed two agreements with the provincial government that will provide direct benefits to the community through further development of British Columbia’s emerging liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.
West Moberly First Nations are partnering with the provincial government to ensure that their community benefits from the prosperity the emerging liquefied natural gas industry (LNG) is bringing to the North.
Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman has completed a business-development trip to help strengthen British Columbia’s working relationship with liquefied natural gas (LNG) partners headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
The Site C Clean Energy Project reached another important milestone with the award of the turbines and generators contract to Voith Hydro Inc.
Premier Christy Clark will be advancing export and investment opportunities in key sectors such as technology and innovation, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and international education on her upcoming spring trade mission to South Korea, the Philippines and Japan.
Reducing barriers and enhancing access to training and jobs is behind a new partnership with the B.C. Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres that will serve more than 1,000 Aboriginal people over the next three years.
A new assessment released indicates British Columbia’s natural gas resources are larger than previously estimated.