CNOOC Ltd. (NYSE:CEO) — the Chinese state-owned company that a year ago acquired Nexen Inc — is now making plans to build a huge liquefied natural gas facility in northern British Columbia, the Vancouver Sun reported.
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The Vancouver Sun reported that Calvin Quek, head of Greenpeace East Asia’s Sustainable Finance Program, believes that building terminals aimed at shipping more coal to East Asia — such as the planned Fraser Surrey Docks expansion — could be a waste of time and money due to new caps on coal usage in China.
The Vancouver Sun reported that according to an environmental assessment commissioned by Fraser Surrey Docks (FSD), a proposed coal terminal at FSD is unlikely to "cause significant adverse effects to the environment or human health." However, many believe that the study, which was conducted by SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX:SNC), "falls short of even a basic health assessment."
The Vancouver Sun reports that British Columbia and Alberta have agreed to a framework Tuesday that they say opens the possibility of heavy oil pipelines being built to the B.C. coast.
The Vancouver Sun reports that British Columbia has double the natural gas reserves than previously estimated, according to a BC government news release.
The Globe and Mail published an article on Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.A,NYSE:TCK), commenting that the company expects to make a decision on whether to restart its British Columbia-based Quintette coal project in April or May 2014. Poor market conditions prompted Teck to delay capital spending on the project earlier this year.
The Vancouver Sun reported that a group of First Nations in British Columbia is asking to the United Nations to investigate the actions of the provincial government on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.
Fortune Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FT,OTCQX:FTMDF) announced that it plans to halt its summer field program activities and withdraw from the site of its British Columbia-based Arctos anthracite metallurgical coal project for a few months to allow the Tahltan and government of BC to continue talks.
Donald Benson, president of Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd. (TSXV:NOG), announced that his company has entered into a farm-in agreement on a section of petroleum and natural gas leases in Noel, British Columbia.
The Globe and Mail reported that Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL) will today announce plans to expand its coal mine in Northeastern BC in the hope that the quality of the fuel, along with the mine's proximity to Asia, will help it win contracts from steelmakers.