Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


​Inside the flight of capital from Canadian oil and gas

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 5:07 PM MDT

When the federal government announced it would buy the Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion, it was viewed by many…

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​High gas prices driving British Columbians to hybrids

Monday, June 18, 2018, 2:31 PM MDT

High gas prices in Vancouver are driving car owners to switch from regular gas vehicles to hybrids in record numbers,…

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Andrew Weaver chides Clean Energy BC for promoting LNG

Friday, June 15, 2018, 3:40 PM MDT

Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver and Clean Energy BC see eye-to-eye on many things.They agree, for example, that if B.C.…

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​“Taxpayers did really good on this project”: Closing the $2 billion gap on Trans Mountain

Monday, June 11, 2018, 2:44 PM MDT

Why is Canada paying Kinder Morgan Inc. $2 billion more than the Trans Mountain pipeline is worth?When asked this question…

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Canadian breakthrough on scrubbing CO2 from the air

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 6:38 PM MDT

Removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere can be done on an industrial scale that would be economically viable, according to…

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11 answers to your questions about Ottawa's Trans Mountain ownership

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 1:59 PM MDT

Last week, the government of Justin Trudeau took a surprising and dramatic step to salvage the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain…

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​B.C. gasoline price hikes drive interest in electric, LNG options

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 1:52 PM MDT

With gasoline prices in Vancouver breaking a North American record and threats of Alberta cutting off B.C.’s gas supply, one…

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​Alberta producers nervous new NE BC pipeline will worsen glut of cheap gas

Friday, May 25, 2018, 3:02 PM MDT

A $1.4 billion, 206-kilometre network of new natural gas pipelines in northeastern B.C. that was originally intended to serve a…

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​Optimism back for B.C. LNG

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 2:25 PM MDT

Construction will start this year in Kitimat on the largest energy infrastructure ever built in this country, the CEO of…

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Vancouver company testing niche LNG market in China

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 1:54 PM MDT

Moving large volumes of LNG requires some pretty expensive infrastructure, such as large specialized carriers to transport the gas across…

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​Why there’s more appetite for new refineries in Asia than in North America

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 6:09 PM MDT

While it may sound contradictory and even hypocritical for B.C. politicians like Andrew Weaver and John Horgan to, in the…

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​Pipeline constraints adding to high B.C. gasoline prices: analysts

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 2:49 PM MDT

British Columbia doesn’t want Alberta’s “dirty” oil, but if Big Oil wants to invest $10 billion to $15 billion in…

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