Articles Tagged "british columbia"

Russia’s Gas Deal With China Could Undercut BC’s Plans for LNG

The Edmonton Journal reported today that although British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has high hopes for a booming liquified natural gas export industry on British Columbia's coast, she may be sidestepped by an impending gas deal between Russia and China. The Journal spoke with Leslie Palti-Guzman, senior analyst, global energy and natural resources at New York-based Eurasia Group, on the subject.

HD Mining Continues Tumbler Ridge Construction Despite Falling Coal Prices

Business in Vancouver reported today that a metallurgical coal mine project owned by HD Mining International is going ahead despite tough market conditions that have halted other projects in the area. HD Mining has come under fire for its use of Canada's temporary foreign worker program. However, the miner says that if the project proves to be viable, it will look at hiring Canadian mine workers, according to Business in Vancouver.

BC Reverses Environmental LNG Rules

The Vancouver Sun reported that a government decision to exempt 99 percent of provincially produced natural gas from environmental assessment was reversed by the Liberal government and British Columbia Environment Minister Mary Polak on Wednesday.