Nelson Bennett, Business in Vancouver

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


​The stars might be aligning for natural gas producers in British Columbia

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 6:05 AM MST

With global LNG demand growing faster than expected, pipeline costs easing and the Montney play continuing to offer a compelling…

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​This former Haisla chief and LNG supporter wants a seat in the B.C. legislature

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 7:22 AM MST

Ellis Ross, former chief councillor for the Haisla Nation, is making the jump from band politics to provincial politics, as…

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Dramatic turnaround in drilling rekindles industry optimism in northeast B.C.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7:38 AM MST

After a two-year downturn that pushed B.C.'s Peace Region from having close to zero unemployment to the highest jobless rate…

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Public concerned about NEB’s mandate and about being heard at hearings: review panellist

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7:36 AM MST

The National Energy Board (NEB) is broken. So say First Nations and environmentalists unhappy with the NEB’s recent approval of…

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​Petronas chairman confirms LNG site may relocate

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 7:42 AM MST

The chairman of Malaysia’s Petronas has confirmed speculation that the company is seriously considering relocating the export terminal for its…

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Vancouver’s natural gas plan generating concern and confusion

Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 7:53 AM MST

In recent months, when Vancouver citizens and businesses expressed concerns that the City of Vancouver was planning to ban natural…

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​2017 could be a pivotal year for B.C.'s energy sector

Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 7:07 AM MST

Hundreds of millions of dollars are expected to start flowing into B.C. in 2017 in the form of energy infrastructure…

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​Petronas said to be considering alternative site for LNG project

Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 7:05 AM MST

Petronas may be considering an alternative site for its Pacific NorthWest LNG export terminal, according to Bloomberg News.PNW LNG spokesman…

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​Getting to ‘yes’ on Trans Mountain Expansion cost up to $300 million

Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 7:48 AM MST

Should the $6.8 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed around the beginning of 2018, the construction project will generate an…

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​Poll finds majority of B.C. supports Trans Mountain

Friday, December 16, 2016, 7:46 AM MST

First Nations pipeline opponents have been vocal and visible, but 51 First Nations along the Trans Mountain corridor now support…

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​Why Alberta oil will be California-bound

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:36 AM MST

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley was in B.C. last week meeting with select media outlets in an effort to sell British…

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​Lead contractor on Shell LNG Canada project cancels bidding

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 7:30 AM MST

A lead contractor for Shell’s LNG Canada project in Kitimat has cancelled orders for modules for the project, according to…

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