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TransCanada seeking approval to start construction on the North Montney Mainline project

TransCanada is seeking permission from the National Energy Board (NEB) to start construction on the North Montney Mainline pipeline project in northeastern B.C. The pipeline is slated to feed the Pacific Northwest LNG’s (PNW LNG) proposed terminal near Prince Rupert. The North Montney Mainline has been a key component of the PNW LNG project as …

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LNG Canada: Project Update

The Final Investment Decision (FID) for the proposed LNG Canada project near Kitimat, was originally expected back in July 2016, but was delayed until the end of 2016 and has still yet to be made. Recently however, LNG Canada has restarted the process of selecting a preferred prime contractor for construction of the project. Project Background …

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Grassroots Group Promotes LNG in Fort St. John

Since the conditional federal approval of the Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNW LNG) project was announced on B.C.’s north coast last October, many people are eagerly awaiting its final investment decision (FID). Pro-LNG grassroots group Fort St. John for LNG (FSJ for LNG) has been working towards getting LNG projects underway at the local level. They are doing this …

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First Nations receive funding for education, skills training, and economic development

There are many resource development projects that have been proposed throughout B.C., and with them will come jobs and related economic opportunities. However, due to changing markets and slowed approval processes, it’s unclear when these proposed projects will get the green light. Because of this, it can be difficult to know what kind of job …

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Saulteau First Nations Negotiate Agreement on Natural Gas Pipeline

The Saulteau First Nations have reached an agreement with the B.C. Government for the Coastal Gaslink LNG pipeline. The agreement could bring major economic opportunities through an initial cash payment of 3.9 million and a share of ongoing annual benefits if the line comes into operation. Along with other First Nations along the pipeline route, …

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