Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


B.C. First Nation partners on bid for new marine response project

Thursday, May 3, 2018, 7:03 AM MDT

The Heiltsuk First Nation of Bella Bella are nowhere near the Trans Mountain pipeline or its terminal.But should there ever…

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Petronas taking stake in LNG Canada: energy minister

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 2:56 PM MDT

Petronas is taking a stake in the LNG Canada project in Kitimat, Business in Vancouver has learned.When Petronas announced last…

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Inside the cleanup of dilbit spills

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 2:47 PM MDT

The main argument that the B.C. government, BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver and activists have used against the expansion…

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​Fluor joint venture awarded multibillion EPC contract for LNG Canada

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 4:46 PM MDT

LNG Canada announced April 27 that it has selected Fluor Corporation and Japan’s JGC Corp. to design and build LNG…

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​Better modelling needed to effectively reduce methane emissions: researchers

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 4:32 PM MDT

The Canadian government announced new regulations on April 26 that aim to cut methane emissions in the oil and gas…

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B.C. asks court if it has power to halt Trans Mountain

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 2:43 PM MDT

The B.C. government has submitted a reference to the BC Court of Appeal asking for clarity on whether it is…

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​LNG Canada EPC contract expected soon

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 3:16 PM MDT

LNG Canada says it’s not in a position yet to confirm reports that a US$14 billion engineering, procurement and construction…

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Business groups pan government plan to take public stake in Trans Mountain expansion

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 3:16 PM MDT

Ottawa’s offer to financially backstop the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project may not be enough to prevent Kinder…

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​1/3 of Trans Mountain expansion passes through this First Nation’s land, and they support it

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 3:16 PM MDT

Another B.C. First Nation has come out in public support of the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.The Simpcw First…

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Tallying the cost of pulling the plug on Trans Mountain pipeline

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 2:25 PM MDT

BC assumes most of the risks but gets few of the benefits — that’s been the main argument against the…

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​Cross-country business leaders to Trudeau: fix Canada’s confidence crisis

Friday, April 13, 2018, 1:47 PM MDT

Trans Mountain pipeline protests are now being met across Canada with counter-demonstrations, as businessmen and women and ordinary working Canadians…

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Haisla chief to Sierra Club, Andrew Weaver: LNG has wide support from B.C. First Nations

Thursday, April 5, 2018, 2:46 PM MDT

When it comes to oil, anti-pipeline activists from Canada and the U.S. have found some strong allies among First Nations…

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