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Blog: It’s time to get Canada into the world LNG game

Shell’s LNG Outlook 2022 looks at world LNG supply and demand in the future and includes some positive findings: LNG has a key role to play as a reliable and lower-emission energy source, particularly in Asia; Natural gas plays a significant role in progressing net-zero-emissions ambitions. And there is this encouraging world-market vision for LNG…

Blog: Putting pipelines safely under rivers

Included in the protests and blockades of the Coastal GasLink pipeline is the proposition that drilling a tunnel for the pipe beneath the Morice River and its side-channels will endanger salmon runs. The Morice River (Wedzin Kwa to the Wet’suwet’en people) is indeed a salmon river. It supports chinook, pink, coho and sockeye salmon, and…

Blog: LNG’s big future after COP26

Hard-line eco-activists at the COP26 conference in Glasgow last week didn’t get what they wanted, commitments to the end of coal power and to the end of subsidies for fossil fuels. What they and the world got in the final (and non-binding) agreement was a call for “accelerating efforts towards the phase-down of unabated coal…

Blog: LNG, training, jobs, and women

Sounds like it’s still a man’s world out there, or at least still a world with too many barriers to employment for women in the LNG and pipeline sector. In our Nov. 3 Outreach session online, our online speakers opened by listing such barriers: Paula Smith, program facilitator, Your Place training: “(Among) the issues that…

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