Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


Two promising tight oil plays identified in B.C.

Friday, September 21, 2018, 1:36 PM MDT

A three-year study of northeast B.C. has identified two tight oil plays with the potential to produce tens of millions…

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​Alberta senator proposes federal expropriation of Trans Mountain Pipeline route

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 7:36 AM MDT

When the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the approval of the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, it left the…

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Trans Mountain court decision misinterpreted to mean the expansion is over: Fisheries Minister Q&A

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 7:29 AM MDT

While the Trudeau government wrestles with how to respond to an appellate court decision that has put the $7.4 billion…

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BC LNG Alliance CEO to become first president of Woodfibre LNG

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 2:46 PM MDT

David Keane, head of the BC LNG Alliance, has been appointed president of Woodfibre LNG.Woodfibre LNG, which is a liquefied…

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Canadian cleantech startups turning biogas sludge into fertilizer

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 2:36 PM MDT

Three Canadian cleantech companies will receive more than $500,000 funding to test technologies that can produce products other than methane…

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​Two hurdles LNG Canada still has to cross

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 2:38 PM MDT

Judging by recent investment decisions, contract awards and the general buzz in Kitimat, it almost seems like a foregone conclusion…

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​New restrictions in North Montney may be necessary to allow for major gas pipeline

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 2:42 PM MDT

A moratorium of sorts on natural gas activities in the North Montney formation north of Fort St. John, B.C. has…

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Ottawa’s clean fuel standard should be last resort: expert

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 2:49 PM MDT

With the Trudeau government’s national carbon pricing scheme now facing a two-pronged attack from Saskatchewan and Ontario, Canada may need…

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​Price environmental risks like carbon: Ecofiscal Commission

Monday, July 16, 2018, 6:55 AM MDT

When it comes to responding to industrial environmental accidents like train derailments and oil spills, there is a tendency within…

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​Kinder Morgan originally asked $2 billion more for Trans Mountain

Friday, July 13, 2018, 7:23 AM MDT

When Kinder Morgan Canada shareholders vote on the sale of the Trans Mountain pipeline and Trans Mountain Expansion Project to…

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​Enbridge selling $4.3 billion worth of natural gas assets in Alberta and B.C.

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 7:18 AM MDT

Enbridge Inc. announced July 4 that it is selling its natural gas gathering and processing network in B.C. and Alberta…

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​First Nations receive $620 million in contracts for LNG Canada pipeline

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 5:52 PM MDT

First Nations along the corridor for the natural gas pipeline that would feed the LNG Canada plant in Kitimat have…

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