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Another four LNG projects proposed for B.C.


The multinational companies include Nexen, Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil, Korea’s SK E&S, and Woodside Petroleum of Australia. They are now added to a list that already includes Shell, PetroChina, Chevron Canada, BG Group and Petronas.

The Sun quotes Mr. Coleman as saying his ministry had been anticipating some of the expressions of interest, but the response from Woodside was unexpected. It’s Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company, and operates six of seven LNG processing facilities in that country considered one of Canada’s biggest LNG export rivals for the lucrative Asian market.

The four new LNG proponents emerged in response to a February provincial call for expressions of interest to situate facilities on Crown land at Grassy Point, north of Prince Rupert.

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Erica Fisher

Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.


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