LNG

A coal-fired power plant seen through dense smog from the window of an electric bullet train south of Beijing, December 2016. China has continued to increase thermal coal production and power generation, adding to greenhouse gas emissions that are already the world’s largest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

LNG featured at B.C. energy industry, climate change conference

Hydrogen, nuclear, carbon capture needed for Canada’s net-zero goal

 

Members of Nak’azdli Whut’en First Nation officially open the Stuart River bridge in northwestern B.C., the longest free-span temporary bridge in the world, built to protect fish habitat during gas pipeline construction, July 2020. From left, Chief Alexander McKinnon, Rosemarie Sam, Carl Leon, Carmen Patrick-Johnson and Cecil Martin. (Coastal Gaslink photo)

‘Real jobs, real recovery’ needed after COVID-19, resource industries say

Report seeks changes to Indian Act for Indigenous participation

 

In this Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 photo, construction continues on large-sized liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering facility in Geoje Island, South Korea. More than half of the 35 vessels scheduled for delivery in 2018 were LNG carriers. A similar number of vessels are lined up for completion in 2019. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Global LNG terminal survey casts doubt on industry as ‘safe bet’

The failure rate for proposed LNG export terminal projects between 2014 and 2020 is 61 per cent, study says

  • Jul 7, 2020

 

Workers survey around pipe to start of right-of-way construction for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, in Acheson, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Energy projects like an LNG Canada export terminal and the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion may face short-term setbacks but the pandemic and oil price crash shouldn’t threaten their long-term viability, economists say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Trans Mountain, LNG Canada say they are on track despite pandemic

Some have mused that the oil price plunge signalled the beginning of the end for oil

Workers survey around pipe to start of right-of-way construction for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, in Acheson, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Energy projects like an LNG Canada export terminal and the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion may face short-term setbacks but the pandemic and oil price crash shouldn’t threaten their long-term viability, economists say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, LNG Canada says has continued to hit critical construction milestones and is committed to delivering its first load of liquefied natural gas to global markets by the middle of the decade. (File photo)

Despite COVID-19, LNG Canada committed to first cargo delivery by middle of decade

The company says it has hit recent construction milestones despite impacts of COVID-19

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, LNG Canada says has continued to hit critical construction milestones and is committed to delivering its first load of liquefied natural gas to global markets by the middle of the decade. (File photo)
Coastal GasLink pipe has been arriving in Terrace via CN for transfer to trucks bound for a company laydown yard north of Kitimat. (Natalia Balcerzak photo)

Coastal GasLink pipe continues to arrive in Terrace

Shipped by rail from Saskatchewan

Coastal GasLink pipe has been arriving in Terrace via CN for transfer to trucks bound for a company laydown yard north of Kitimat. (Natalia Balcerzak photo)
New U.S. LNG terminal near northwestern B.C. town proposed

New U.S. LNG terminal near northwestern B.C. town proposed

AlaskCAN International LNG wants terminal just over Canadian border, but using B.C gas

  • Jan 24, 2020
New U.S. LNG terminal near northwestern B.C. town proposed
One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)

City of Terrace frustrated with LNG Canada, province around social impact management

Discussions so far show “a real lack of wanting to accept responsibility,” the city says

One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)
Gitga’at and LNG Canada announce new Marine Emergency Response and Research Facility in Hartley Bay

Gitga’at and LNG Canada announce new Marine Emergency Response and Research Facility in Hartley Bay

LNG Canada providing financial support as committed in 2014 Impact Mitigation and Benefit Agreement

Gitga’at and LNG Canada announce new Marine Emergency Response and Research Facility in Hartley Bay
Transport Canada considering sewage outfall application

Transport Canada considering sewage outfall application

Project calls for pipe, diffuser, on seabed floor

Transport Canada considering sewage outfall application
(Contributed/Government of Canada photo)

Gitga’at and LNG Canada announce new Marine Emergency Response and Research Facility in Hartley Bay

LNG Canada providing financial support as committed in 2014 Impact Mitigation and Benefit Agreement

(Contributed/Government of Canada photo)
The first of two dormitory sections of the LNG Canada camp at Kitimat is now being assembled. (Photo courtesy LNG Canada)                                One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)

LNG Canada project gradually taking shape

Extensive worker camp now being assembled

The first of two dormitory sections of the LNG Canada camp at Kitimat is now being assembled. (Photo courtesy LNG Canada)                                One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)
Taisheng International Investment Services photo                                Containerized LNG could be the latest product to be manufactured at the Skeena Industrial Development Park.

Chinese LNG distributor proposes LNG processing facility in Terrace

Project to be located within the Skeena Industrial Development Park near airport

Taisheng International Investment Services photo                                Containerized LNG could be the latest product to be manufactured at the Skeena Industrial Development Park.
The Nation2Nation conference was held from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25 at the Thornhill Community Centre. (Aaron Whitfield photography/Red Bike Media)

Northwest B.C. mayors join in Terrace to discuss impacts of growth

Terrace, Prince Rupert and Kitimat shared the stage at the Nation2Nation forum Oct. 24

The Nation2Nation conference was held from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25 at the Thornhill Community Centre. (Aaron Whitfield photography/Red Bike Media)
The question of how the City of Terrace with a population of 12,500 could support a sudden influx of new residents has come into focus. (City of Terrace photo)

‘What’s in it for Terrace?’ City braces for impacts of LNG development

Without additional support, Terrace could be left behind

The question of how the City of Terrace with a population of 12,500 could support a sudden influx of new residents has come into focus. (City of Terrace photo)
Comment requested for Kitimat LNG’s expansion plans

Comment requested for Kitimat LNG’s expansion plans

Company says radical redesign means additional export is possible

Comment requested for Kitimat LNG’s expansion plans
Housing prices have climbed dramatically in Kitimat and Terrace following last fall’s LNG Canada construction announcement. (File photo)

House prices soar in Kitimat, Terrace

Kitimat realtor also raises issue of affordability

Housing prices have climbed dramatically in Kitimat and Terrace following last fall’s LNG Canada construction announcement. (File photo)
Construction of Alberta sections of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion were completed a decade ago. (Kinder Morgan Canada)

Is Trans Mountain a pipeline to prosperity for Indigenous communities?

B.C., Alberta revenue sharing embraced by small, rural, poor first nations

Construction of Alberta sections of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion were completed a decade ago. (Kinder Morgan Canada)
B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair (left) and B.C. and Yukon Building Trades Council’s Tom Sigurdson listen as then-premier Christy Clark announces an LNG job training committee, Sept. 10, 2013. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair (left) and B.C. and Yukon Building Trades Council’s Tom Sigurdson listen as then-premier Christy Clark announces an LNG job training committee, Sept. 10, 2013. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
BC Hydro’s Skeena Substation is a key part of the electrical network in the region. But more capacity and infrastructure would be needed to service all of the crown corporation’s potential LNG customers. (File photo)

New power line needed for LNG project

Would connect Site C to LNG plant at Kitimat

BC Hydro’s Skeena Substation is a key part of the electrical network in the region. But more capacity and infrastructure would be needed to service all of the crown corporation’s potential LNG customers. (File photo)