Nelson Bennett, Business in Vancouver

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 

Pipeline for LNG Canada hits pandemic speed bump

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 6:29 AM MST

Finishing the $17 billion LNG Canada plant in Kitimat and the associated $6.6 billion Coastal GasLink pipeline on time and…

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Woodfibre LNG slated for 2021 construction start

Monday, November 23, 2020, 7:14 AM MST

Construction of the Woodfibre LNG plant and export terminal in Squamish will be pushed back by more than a year,…

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Guide released to help First Nations navigate new federal environmental assessment rules related to resource projects

Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 6:41 AM MST

First Nations will have a greater say on how resource projects like mines and pipelines get approved under the new…

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B.C. resource sector seeks gas subsidies, stumpage reform

Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 6:32 AM MST

Throughout a pandemic lockdown that closed so many businesses in B.C. this year, natural resources was the one sector of…

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Large energy projects hit key milestones over the summer

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:43 AM MDT

The COVID-19 pandemic may have added delays and costs to one big energy project – Site C dam – but…

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AltaGas approved to double propane exports

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

Just a little over a year after AltaGas Ltd. commissioned its new propane export terminal in Prince Rupert, the company…

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B.C. researchers develop new coal ‘washing’ process

Monday, August 17, 2020, 6:22 AM MDT

Metallurgical coal is still black after it’s been washed, but it is considered “cleaner” because the washing removes ash and…

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​Energy megaprojects employing thousands in B.C.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 6:58 AM MDT

While the big energy story of 2022 will likely be the completion of the $12.6-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, B.C.’s…

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Trans Mountain pipeline still maxed out

Friday, June 12, 2020, 6:24 AM MDT

Given a global glut and low prices for oil, it might come as a surprise that the Trans Mountain pipeline…

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B.C. deputy energy minister Dave Nikolejsin resigns

Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 6:02 PM MDT

Dave Nikolejsin, B.C.'s deputy minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, has quit, and in a letter sent to colleagues…

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LNG Canada to reduce Kitimat workforce by half

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 3 PM MDT

LNG Canada will stop flying in workers to its work site in Kitimat to reduce exposure to the workers who…

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​FortisBC plans $3 billion expansion at Tilbury

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 10:29 AM MST

FortisBC is still putting the finishing touches on a $400 million expansion of its Tilbury Island LNG plant, but is…

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