Petronas, First Nation sign LNG deal

The Nation 2 Nation conference in Vancouver took a northern turn Thursday when a major advancement was announced on the future of a liquefied natural gas mega-project. The Petronas proposal is a front-runner in the LNG industry’s interest in northern B.C. The Malaysian-based company has a three-part system in the design phase: extraction in the Peace, a pipeline across the northern interior and a shipping terminal on the west coast. The shipping port is critical […]

Northern B.C. in spotlight at First Nations forum

Northern B.C. was in the spotlight during the first day of the Nation 2 Nation forum in Vancouver on Thursday. Along with an LNG announcement (see related story, page 4), major Prince George names in First Nations culture and in industry populated the conference room at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Some of the highlights included co-moderator Dan George, one of the founders of the Prince George Native Friendship Centre; Ray Gerow, a previous Citizen of […]

B.C. government issues environmental approval for Towerbirch Expansion Project

From Energetic City www.energeticcity.ca Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman announced that they have granted the Towerbirch Expansion Project environmental assessment approval. The certificate has been issued to NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. which is a 87 km long interprovincial natural gas pipeline between British Columbia and Alberta. 69 of it is scheduled to go through the Peace River Regional District. The government says the environmental assessment certificate’s 17 conditions are in addition […]

Natural Resources Development in Northern British Columbia

Here in Northern BC the next 6 months will be busy with numerous projects in the natural resource sector. In the short term there are a number of events that will help set the pace forward for the next 10-20 years of business development. Cambridge House First up is the Cambridge House Vancouver Investment Resource Show January 22-23 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This show is slowly bouncing back with companies looking for investors for […]

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