Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 

​Shell predicts global LNG shortage by mid-2020s but continues to drag on LNG Canada decision

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 5:51 PM MST

Will LNG tankers from B.C. ever set sail for Asia, or will the industry itself set sail for more competitive…

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B.C. ‘grasping at straws’ against Trans Mountain with proposed dilbit restrictions: Notley

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 5:55 PM MST

The B.C. NDP government is planning new restrictions on the movement of diluted bitumen from Alberta through B.C. by pipeline…

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​B.C. LNG exports would result in net GHG reductions: Johns Hopkins

Friday, January 26, 2018, 2:26 PM MST

A single large LNG plant would make it virtually impossible for B.C. to meet its climate change commitment to reducing…

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​Critics blast BC Oil and Gas Commission performance

Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 1:43 PM MST

Unauthorized storage dams for fracking, reports on leaking natural gas wells that were not released, pipelines approved without proper consultation…

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Yukon may want to tap Site C power to fuel new mines

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 2:42 PM MST

Even if new transmission lines cost $1.5 billion to $2 billion, Yukon Energy and Mines minister said power from Site…

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​Trans Mountain delays cost Kinder Morgan $75 million each month in earnings

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 1:44 PM MST

Close to $1 billion has been spent to date on the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, and another $1.8…

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Vancouver junior producing oil in Northern Iraq

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 2:02 PM MST

A Vancouver junior oil exploration company backed by the Lundin Group of Companies says it continues to produce oil in…

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​Should Ottawa be driving electric-vehicle adoption?

Monday, January 8, 2018, 2:56 PM MST

If you live in Vancouver, Toronto or Montreal in a single-family home and do most of your driving in the…

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​China to have a stake in Site C contract following Aecon acquisition

Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 2:31 PM MST

Chinese investors stand to profit from the Site C dam project, thanks to a takeover of a Canadian company that…

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​2018 forecast BC: LNG could be nothing or the biggest story of the year

Thursday, December 21, 2017, 3 PM MST

The biggest story in 2018 for the resource and energy sectors in B.C. will likely be the $7.4 billion Trans…

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​BC Supreme Court overturns natural gas pipeline approval on lack of consideration of First Nations concerns

Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 2:04 PM MST

The BC Oil and Gas Commission failed to properly consult with the Fort Nelson First Nation and address – or…

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​Two rival groups promoting the same Alberta to Alaska oil-by-rail proposal

Monday, December 11, 2017, 2:43 PM MST

The chief of the Fort Nelson First Nation says his people are not opposed to an ambitious oil-by-rail proposal that…

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