The province of British Columbia announced that it would appeal a court ruling against proposed legislation that could negatively affect the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.
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Legislation introduced by the British Columbia government is intended to pull together the final pieces needed to deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) investment that brings long-term benefits to the province and thousands of good-paying jobs for B.C. workers, while operating within strong environmental protections.
As Western economies have struggled with the upheavals brought about by globalization, technological change, and disruption, one sector remained consistently strong for Canada: the energy industry. Put simply, Canada's economy cannot prosper without a growing and healthy resource sector.
As part of a new approach to natural gas development, the British Columbia government is overhauling the policy framework for future projects, while ensuring those projects adhere to B.C.'s climate targets, Premier John Horgan announced today.
The government of B.C. is seeking input from British Columbians on its next steps to protect the province's land, coast and waters from oil spills.
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark welcomed the news that the Woodfibre LNG project has received board authorization to proceed with the $1.6-billion project that will create 650 jobs during construction and 100 operational jobs over the 25-year lifespan of the project.
Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman has issued the following statement following the National Energy Board’s issuance of a 40-year export licence to Pacific NorthWest LNG:
The Government of Canada has announced the conditional approval of a major liquefied natural gas facility on the British Columbia coast.
Members of British Columbia's Lax Kw'alaams Band have voted in favour of continued discussions surrounding liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in their traditional territory, according to the provincial government.
An innovative Clean Infrastructure Royalty Credit Program (CIRCP), has announced as part of British Columbia’s Climate Leadership Plan, is now accepting applications from industry.
British Columbia has approved $120 million in royalty deductions that will create jobs and support the construction of 15 infrastructure projects through the Infrastructure Royalty Credit Program (IRCP).
Premier Christy Clark continued to advocate for British Columbia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry with the renewal of an agreement between B.C. and the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), while on a trade mission to South Korea, the Philippines and Japan.
To further support its work in encouraging mineral, coal, and oil and gas exploration investment in British Columbia through the collection and distribution of publicly available geoscience data, Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett announced that the Province will provide $5 million in funding to Geoscience BC.
British Columbia Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman has completed a business-development trip to help strengthen the province’s working relationship with liquefied natural gas (LNG) partners headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.