Alaska Highway News

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Clarke Lake geothermal drilling to start in June

Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 7:06 AM MST

The Fort Nelson First Nation says federal funding has been secured for the Clarke Lake geothermal project, with the first…

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ARC Resources, Seven Generations Energy announce merger

Thursday, February 11, 2021, 7:08 AM MST

ARC Resources Ltd. and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. announced Wednesday a strategic combination of the two Montney producers. The companies…

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Peace River District asked to nominate 1,400 dormant wells for cleanup

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT

The Peace River Regional District is being asked to identify more than 1,400 wells for priority cleanup as part of…

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​​Applications open for B.C.'s dormant well cleanup program

Monday, May 25, 2020, 11:43 AM MDT

The province has opened applications to a $100-million program to reclaim dormant oil and gas well sites in northeast B.C.The…

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​Coastal GasLink route nearly cleared

Monday, May 25, 2020, 10:49 AM MDT

Clearing for the first two spreads of Coastal GasLink pipeline construction through the Peace region is nearly complete.The Surerus Murphy…

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New LNG facility approved in Fort Nelson

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:28 AM MST

Plans for a new natural gas liquefaction facility in Fort Nelson have been approved by the BC Oil and Gas…

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NorthRiver Midstream completes buy of Enbridge’s Montney midstream business

Friday, January 3, 2020, 7:18 AM MST

NorthRiver Midstream announced Tuesday that it has closed its acquisition of Enbridge’s midstream business in Canada.The company now operates 19…

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​Watch this: Site C dam construction, November 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019, 7:05 AM MST

BC Hydro has released a new video of construction progress on the Site C Dam project on the Peace River…

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​Enbridge updates on regional projects in Northeast B.C.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 7:05 AM MST

Enbridge officials were in Fort St. John and Taylor, B.C. over the past week to give councillors an update on…

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​Small-scale LNG plant proposed for Terrace, B.C.

Friday, November 1, 2019, 7:11 AM MDT

A Chinese energy firm is looking to build its presence in B.C., proposing a new, small-scale liquefied natural gas facility…

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Black Swan celebrates opening of Nig Creek gas plant

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:26 PM MDT

Black Swan Energy celebrated the opening of its Nig Creek Gas Plant north of Fort St. John on Wednesday. The…

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Tourmaline to spend $1.7 billion in northeast B.C. over the next five years

Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 AM MDT

Fort St. John, B.C. — Tourmaline Oil Corp. says it remains bullish on its operations in northeast B.C. and plans…

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