Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 

​Steel duty removal would create level playing field for LNG

Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5:43 PM MDT

Now that a nascent LNG industry has been placed on an even footing with other industries in B.C. – and…

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​B.C. Green Party Leader reiterates vow to bring down NDP government over LNG

Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5:42 PM MDT

Think of B.C.’s climate change reduction targets like a bathtub full of water that must have 40% drained by 2030,…

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​Moratorium on B.C. wine sparked buying spree in Alberta

Friday, March 30, 2018, 1:54 PM MDT

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s boycott of British Columbia wine, designed to punish B.C. for its efforts to delay the Trans…

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​BC government gives major tax breaks to LNG Canada

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 3:42 PM MDT

The B.C. government will scrap a special LNG income tax, exempt plant construction from the PST and charge LNG plants…

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Clean-tech firm touts oil ‘magnet’ for spill response

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 3:24 PM MDT

As the B.C. government conducts another public engagement exercise on how to respond to oil spills, a clean-tech startup from…

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Why clean-tech executives are telling Horgan to back off on Trans Mountain

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 2:37 PM MDT

More than two dozen clean-tech executives and venture capitalists have penned a letter to B.C. Premier John Horgan asking him…

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The great fossil fuel phase-out debate: Coal, oil, gas produce about 80% of world’s energy and getting to zero won’t happen overnight

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 2:26 PM MDT

Despite aggressive adoption of renewable energy by a number of industrialized countries, roughly 80% of the world’s energy for heating,…

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​Pain ahead in B.C. if Alberta follows through on threat to cut off oil: Analysts

Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 3:24 PM MDT

When GasBuddy petroleum analyst Dan McTeague made predictions recently about Lower Mainlanders paying $2 per litre for gasoline, he wasn’t…

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Site C spillway contract $300 million over original estimate

Friday, March 16, 2018, 3:09 PM MDT

BC Hydro has awarded the second largest contract for Site C dam to a consortium that includes Aecon Group Inc.,…

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​LNG Canada aims for construction start this year

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 5:37 PM MDT

In 2016, when LNG Canada hit the pause button on its multi-billion dollar liquefied natural gas project in Kitimat, CEO…

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​Geoscience BC, UBC to monitor groundwater for methane in gas fields

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 5:56 PM MST

To address persistent concerns that hydraulic fracturing could result in methane seeping into ground water, Geoscience BC and the University…

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​Surrey-based natural gas engineering firm says B.C. location gives it an edge

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 2:10 PM MST

Five years ago, Solaris Management Consultants Inc. was getting set up to double its workforce in Surrey, B.C.One of the…

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