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BC Oil and Gas Conference kicks off in Fort Nelson

The BC Oil and Gas Conference in Fort Nelson kicked off wednesday night with a keynote speech from well-known commentator Rex Murphy. Murphy was in Fort Nelson and spoke to conference delegates about the importance of the energy industry to the greater picture of the North American and world economies, while entertaining the audience with his unique mix of...

Distracted driving high in the Peace

Statistics obtained by Global News by the Insurance Corporation of B.C. show areas like Fort St. John and the Peace all have fairly high distracted driving rates, while Dawson Creek is not far behind. The data was collected by postal code over the 17 months since the distracted driving law came into effect in the province on Jan. 1,...

Distracted driving high in Peace, but less than Vancouver

  Statistics show the Peace Region has a high number of distracted drivers, but not as high as in some areas of B.C., particularly the lower mainland. Statistics obtained by Global News by the Insurance Corporation of B.C. show areas like Fort St. John and the Peace all have fairly high distracted driving rates, while Dawson Creek is not far behind....

Drilling forecast predicts an increase in 2011

The association's 2011 Canadian Drilling Forecast July Update predicts 660 wells to be drilled in the province this year, up two per cent from 649 wells last year. It predicts a much stronger position for the local industry than in the last update in April, which projected the province would see a 15 per cent decline in drilling to...

Revised forecast shows slight increase in drilling activity in BC

The association's 2011 Canadian Drilling Forecast July Update predicts 660 wells to be drilled in the province this year, up two per cent from 649 wells last year. It predicts a much stronger position for the local industry than in the last update in April, which projected the province would see a 15 per cent decline in drilling to...

Company applies to export Liquefied Natural Gas

The National Energy Board announced Tuesday it would be holding a public hearing to consider an application submitted by the B.C. LNG Export Co-Operative LLC, for a 20-year licence to export LNG from Canada to Pacific Rim markets. The application is based on future projections, which predict a substantially increasing demand for natural gas in the Pacific Rim markets over...

NEB holding public hearing regarding possible exports

  One B.C. company is hoping to begin exporting Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to overseas markets. The National Energy Board announced Tuesday it would be holding a public hearing to consider an application submitted by the B.C. LNG Export Co-Operative LLC, for a 20-year licence to export LNG from Canada to Pacific Rim markets. The application is based on future projections, which...

Oil and Gas industry pushes for more LNG exports

Energy executives at an industry conference Monday in Calgary, claimed that Northeast B.C. shale fields contain more than enough natural gas, to feed the myriad of West Coast export terminals in the works. However, some concede collaboration may be necessary, to ensure the gas makes its way across the Pacific in the most cost-effective way possible. The Canadian Press quotes Michael...

Asian company invests in Northeast B.C.

Progress Energy Resources Corporation is the latest Canadian oil and gas company to join forces with a global partner, in the potentially lucrative natural gas scene here in Northeast B.C. The company says it has struck a development deal worth slightly more than one billion dollars with Malaysia's national oil company. The agreement gives both companies the option to develop...

LNG terminal construction deadline extension

In a decision dated, May 12th, the Associate Deputy Minister and Executive Director of the Provincial Environmental Assessment Office has extended by four years, Wednesday's construction deadline for the Kitimat Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal Project.   The proponents now have until June first of 2016 to get substantial construction underway on the close to $3 billion facility. When it's completed its owners...

Encana announces stake in Kitimat export terminal

Encana Corporation is acquiring a 30 per cent stake in the proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal near Kitimat, B.C. The acquisition could potentially help Encana access Asia-Pacific markets overseas. Encana officials say the company is attempting to push for the export of natural gas products to other continents. The proposed Kitimat LNG export facility would have an estimated five million metric...

NEB Hearing for Canada's first liquefied natural gas export licence

The National Energy Board has announced that it will hold a public hearing in Kitimat next month, to consider an application submitted by KM-LNG Operating General Partnership, for a 20-year licence to export natural gas in the form of liquefied natural gas. The majority of the proposed export gas will come from the shale reserves located in this area Northeast...

Horn River gas to flow through Kitimat

A proposed liquefied natural gas terminal in Kitimat, BC, has inked its first supplier. Texas-based EOG Resources has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kitimat LNG to provide natural gas to the planned facility. EOG, which has holdings in the Horn River basin near Fort Nelson, is the first producer for the Kitimat operation -- which already has Korean...

Drug Bust at Dawson Creek Apartment Buildilng

The Dawson Creek RCMP executed a drug bust Friday afternoon.The Dawson Creek RCMP Drug Section and the DC General Duty section executed a search warrant at a local apartment building.  During the search, a sizeable quantity of marijuana and has oil was seized from one apartment.A 23 year old male and a 17 year old female have been charged...
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