Nelson Bennett, Business in Vancouver

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


​New restrictions could derail oil-by-rail shipments

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7:15 AM MDT

The discount on Canadian crude oil hit a record last week — about US$50/bbl — due in part to severe…

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​China accounts for 50% of the growth in LNG demand: Wood Mackenzie

Monday, October 15, 2018, 7:44 PM MDT

The demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in China broke a record in 2017 and is set to break another…

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Cleanup of LNG site in Squamish underway

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 8:57 PM MDT

Squamish First Nation contractor involved in remediation of old pulp mill siteWork has begun in Squamish to dismantle the remnants…

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Trans Mountain expansion could cost $9.3 billion

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 3:29 PM MDT

An expanded Trans Mountain pipeline could come in two years behind schedule and $2 billion over the last budget estimate…

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Poll finds B.C. support up slightly for Trans Mountain but suggests large-scale civil disobedience from opponents

Friday, February 16, 2018, 9:08 AM MST

A new Insights West poll commissioned by Burnaby South NDP MP Kennedy Stewart suggests 23 per cent of those who…

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Alberta-B.C. trade war needs Trudeau peacekeeping mission

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 2:38 PM MST

B.C. Premier John Horgan says his government never meant to provoke a fight with Alberta when it announced proposed restrictions…

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Burnaby refinery shutdown causing gas price spike

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 2:15 PM MST

In British Columbia’s Lower Mainland, drivers are getting a taste of what it might be like if Alberta ever decided…

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Gas could help put brakes on climate change, study finds

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 12:31 PM MST

Gas-burning plants taking the place of coal-fired facilities would result in net reduction in greenhouse gases, researchers sayFix the fugitive…

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NDP in Alberta, B.C. square off over Trans Mountain

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:24 AM MST

Independent contractors in B.C. last week called on the Justin Trudeau government and the National Energy Board (NEB) to put…

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Northern Gateway mistakes repeated on Trans Mountain, Appeal Court hears

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 2:17 PM MDT

The federal government made the same mistakes on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that it did on the Northern Gateway…

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Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: Tsleil-Waututh lawyers say federal government erred in law in not considering tanker traffic as part of pipeline assessment

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 7:19 AM MDT

Without oil tankers to take Alberta oil to foreign markets, an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline would be “the proverbial pipeline…

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Encana, Veresen complete first of three new condensate plants

Friday, September 29, 2017, 7:39 AM MDT

The first of three new natural gas liquids processing plants being built near Dawson Creek through a partnership between Veresen…

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